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Library Board

Oshawa Public Libraries Mission Statement
The Oshawa Public Library enriches the lives and potential of the people of Oshawa by connecting them to the world of information and to each other.


The next regular meeting of the Library Board will be held on September 20, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the McLaughlin Branch Board Room.

Oshawa Public Library Board of Trustees (2016-2018)

Ted Aldridge (Chair)
Dan Carter (City Councillor)
Mary Fowler
Lois Gillette
Donald Johnson
Grant Karcich
Gil Paterson
Rhea Smith-Schultz
Doug Thomson (Vice Chair)
William Thurber

You may contact members of the Board of Trustees through the Executive Assistant:
Stephanie McLean
McLaughlin Branch
65 Bagot Street
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1N2
905-579-6111 ext. 5213

An applicant for the Library Board must be 18 years of age, a Canadian Citizen and an Oshawa resident. Trustees sit for a 4 year term concurrent with City Council and may be reappointed. The Library Board meets on the third Thursday of the month (except July and August) at 6:30 pm. Meetings are held in the Board Room of the McLaughlin Branch, 65 Bagot Street, and are open to the public. The policies of the Board of the Oshawa Public Libraries may be found online, here.

Previous Meeting Minutes