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Friends of the Oakville Public Library

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The Friends of the Oakville Public Library (also known as FOL) is a group of volunteers dedicated to enhancing library programs and services within the community. Through book sales and other fundraising activities, the Friends of the Library help develop and enhance various programs and services offered within the library.

Book Sales have returned!

We are thrilled our book sales are back in-person. Book sales are held at OPL's Central Branch auditorium. For details and 2023 book sale dates and popup sales, visit our Book Sales page

Volunteer with the Friends of the Oakville Public Library

Thank you for your interest in volunteering. We appreciate your interest; however, we are not accepting new volunteer applications at this time. If you have already registered as a volunteer please use this link to login to your Volunteer Profile.

Friendly Finds at OPL

Friendly Finds are gently used materials – books, audio books and audio-visual materials, in great condition, available for sale at all OPL branches. They are handpicked, curated and chosen by OPL staff and Friends of the Library from the donated books received at OPL and out of circulation books that are weeded by OPL staff.  Proceeds from the sale of materials support enhancing library programs and services within the community.

Friendly Finds offers the opportunity for our community to find gently used books and support the library. By offering used books for sale, we are promoting a sustainable, environmentally friendly option and affordable access to book ownership, while continuing to encourage literacy. Books and materials are stocked weekly and are available on a first-come first-served basis. Find Friendly Finds at an OPL branch near you today. Locations


Contact Friends of the Library
Charitable Registration Number 11924 8169 RR0001

Support the Library

Public funding supports libraries, and your gifts help us flourish. Discover how a donation to OPL makes community connection possible.