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Oshawa Public Libraries Launches 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Initiative February 25th, 2021

Beginning March 1, Oshawa Public Libraries encourages families to read “1000 Books before Kindergarten” with their children.

Oshawa Public Libraries Launches Virtual Tax Clinic February 23rd, 2021

Oshawa Public Libraries is pleased to introduce a virtual version of their popular tax preparation clinic this year in partnership with the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program and the Canada Revenue Agency.  In March and April, eligible individuals with a modest income and simple tax situation may arrange to have their 2020 taxes prepared by a CVITP approved volunteer, free of charge through the Library. 

Oshawa Public Libraries to Begin Re-Opening Select Branches March 1. February 19th, 2021

Starting March 1, Oshawa Public Libraries will begin re-opening select branches with limited hours to include in-person visits for browsing library collections, computer appointments and printing services, staff assistance, and Library Take-Out (curbside pick-up). 

Oshawa Public Libraries Hosts Author Desmond Cole for a Live Virtual Discussion February 17th, 2021

Oshawa Public Libraries welcomes one of Canada's most celebrated and uncompromising authors, Desmond Cole, on Wednesday, February 24, at 7:00 p.m. "live" on the OPL Facebook page.

Oshawa Public Libraries Supports Local Isolation Centre February 4th, 2021

Oshawa Public Libraries recently delivered Library bags full of donated books and information about the Library's digital offerings to a local Isolation Centre to help guests fight boredom during their quarantine.

Oshawa Public Libraries Presents Children’s Author and Illustrator Ruth Ohi January 26th, 2021

Oshawa Public Libraries welcomes Canadian children’s author and illustrator Ruth Ohi on Monday, February 8 at 6:30 p.m. “live” on the Oshawa Public Libraries Facebook page.

Oshawa Public Libraries Reminds Seniors Being at Home Doesn’t Mean Being Alone January 20th, 2021

Initiated during the provincial stay-at-home order issued in January 2021, Oshawa Public Libraries staff began calling approximately 500+ Library members aged 75 and older to chat about how they are and to make sure they know about valuable and helpful Library and community resources available to them.

Oshawa Public Libraries – Yes, We’re Open for Library Take-Out! January 13th, 2021

In alignment with the second provincial emergency and stay-at-home order announced by the Province of Ontario on January 12, we are pleased to continue providing our Curbside Library Take-Out services at the McLaughlin, Jess Hann, and Northview branches.   

Oshawa Public Libraries Supports Children and Teens Virtual Learning January 11th, 2021

On the Library’s website you can find quality online learning resources including homework help and other educational tools for students, parents, and educators that support today’s curriculum.

Oshawa Public Libraries Holiday Closure December 24 – January 1 December 7th, 2020

For the shared health and safety of our customers and staff, all Oshawa Public Libraries branches will be closed from December 24th through January 1st to perform deep cleaning at all Oshawa Library locations.