Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-579-6111 ext 5200
Fax 905-433-8107
E-Mail opladmin@oshawalibrary.on.ca
Website www.oshawalibrary.on.ca
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Located In Community Oshawa
Address & Map
65 Bagot St
Oshawa, ON L1H 1N2
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Intersection Centre St and Bagot St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Ellen Stroud, Director, Service Design & Delivery; Phone: ext 5254; Email: estroud@oshawalibrary.on.ca
Primary Executive Frances Newman, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: ext 5212; Email: fnewman@oshawalibrary.on.ca
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID19 - Open for most in-person services with health considerations in place, including wearing non-medical face mask or covering * visits kept to one hour or less * Take-out Service available 
Library Branch * large print collection, multi-lingual collection, talking books, CDs, DVDs, blu-rays, video games, electronic resources, eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, streaming services, Kobo tablets, Lenovo tablets, Wi-Fi hotspots, iPads for in-library use, inter-library loans * free Wi-Fi access in-library * computer and internet access available for up to 120-minute periods per day per person * online services include renewals, holds, inter-library loans, email reference questions * seasonal tax-clinics * visiting library services available, nursing homes, hospitals, seniors’ centres * adaptive technology terminal, as well as CCTV magnifier available for people with visual impairments * genealogy and local history resources, microfilm readers * children’s area * silent study rooms * MakerSpace technologies, using a variety of low and high tech activities to learn, experiment, share and create * seasonal tax preparation assistance through Community Volunteer Income Tax Program 
Auditorium available for rent with capacity of 140 persons * grand piano, audio/visual systems available * kitchen available
Hours COVID19 - Mon-Thu 10 am-6 pm * Fri, Sat 10 am-5 pm
Areas Served Oshawa
Eligibility Resident of Ontario with active library card
Application Show piece of identification with current Ontario address to apply for library card
Languages English ; French - some staff are able to serve patrons in French ; Arabic ; Bengali - films only ; Chinese ; Czech - films only ; Danish - films only ; Dutch ; Farsi ; Finnish - films only ; German ; Greek ; Hebrew - films only ; Hindi ; Hungarian ; Italian ; Japanese - films only ; Korean ; Kurdish - films only ; Macedonian - films only ; Norwegian - films only ; Polish ; Portuguese ; Punjabi - films only ; Russian ; Serbian - films only ; Spanish ; Swedish - films only ; Tamil ; Thai - films only ; Tibetan - films only ; Ukrainian ; Urdu ; Vietnamese ; Cambodian (films only), First Nations (films only), Flemish (films only), Icelandic (films only), Tagalog N.B. patrons can receive service in English and some French * all other languages are represented in the collection at McLaughlin Branch of Oshawa Public Library
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Children's Library Services ; Foreign Language Collections ; Genealogical Collections ; Home Library Services ; Large Print Materials/Collections ; Library Audiovisual Services ; Meeting Space ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries ; Tax Preparation Assistance
Make a Difference Headings Children and Families ; Literacy

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