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Sixteen Mile Branch Updates

Oakville Public Library (OPL) is excited to be part of the Sixteen Mile Sports Complex Development

Formerly referred to as the "North Park Development," the future state-of-the-art Sixteen Mile recreation and culture facility, library and park, is expected to open in north Oakville in 2024.

The expansion of OPL's Sixteen Mile Branch will be approximately 17,500 square feet and consist of many popular features including work and study spaces (including collaboration spaces), multi-use spaces with access to technology for all ages and abilities, reading and conversation areas, children’s indoor and outdoor spaces, a Creation Zone, a Tinker Lab, flexible programming spaces as well as public computers, Wi-Fi and much more. 

Check out this video teaser for a sneak peak of what residents can expect at the Sixteen Mile community centre, library, and park.

Learn more about the project status, design concepts and more by visiting the Town of Oakville's Sixteen Mile Sports Complex Development page. 

Project Updates

December 2022: Check out the latest videos (30 second clip, project video, and timelapse video) showcasing Oakville Public Library’s Sixteen Mile Branch temporary move to North Operations Depot facility. Full library services have resumed at this location until the new branch and community centre are built. Learn more by visiting the Town of Oakville's Sixteen Mile Sports Complex Development page. Residents may also see some construction taking place this month near Sixteen Mile Sports Complex where the community park is being planned. During the winter, construction of the park fieldhouse will start and park construction will resume in the spring of 2023.

June 2022: Oakville Public Library (OPL) will temporarily close the Sixteen Mile Branch on June 4, 2022, to accommodate the start of the parks construction for the Sixteen Mile Sports Complex Development. The current Sixteen Mile Branch, will close for approximately three months and is scheduled to reopen in mid-September at a new temporary location at the North Operations Depot facility (3250 Neyagawa Blvd, Oakville). The reopened branch will resume full library services and remain in effect until the opening of the new library branch facility in late 2024, as part of the Sixteen Mile Sports Complex Development.   

​The OPL Express contactless services offered include: 

  • Library holds pickup  

  • Browse and Borrow kiosk for quick, self-serve browsing of popular books (Available in early June) 
    Library returns 

Additional hold lockers will also be added to the area to accommodate a larger volume of hold pickups for customers.

Last updated: December 22, 2022