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OPL's Path to Reopening

The latest update on library services in relation to COVID-19.

Effective March 21, 2022: Masks are no longer required to enter an OPL branches and most Town of Oakville facilities

While masking will no longer be mandatory, it is important to remember that people will have different comfort levels with the lifting of various COVID-19 restrictions. OPL supports residents and their choice to continue the personal protective practices that make them feel comfortable and encourages residents to continue following public health guidance.

Effective March 1, 2022: Room rental bookings are open at select branches. Visit the Room Rental Information page for more information. 

Effective January 31, 2022: OPL is currently operating with no disruptions or changes to services, as the province moves into Step 3 of it’s provincial reopening roadmap.  

Note: Access to facilities and programs may be impacted by evolving health and safety protocols related to COVID-19. OPL will follow all requirements and recommendations issued by Halton Public Health and any applicable provincial regulations. OPL may use discretion to impose its own requirements. If you have registered for a program or service, you will be notified if your registration is impacted by any changes.

Services Available

Services Not Available

  • Youth Study Hall

How We’re Keeping Our Community Safe

  • Signage is posted both inside and outside library branches outlining recommended physical distancing guidelines of 6 feet/2 metres spacing amongst visitors.
  • There are multiple sanitization stations available for all customers throughout each branch. Customers are encouraged to clean their hands at the beginning and end of their visit.
  • Dedicated cleaning staff consistently sanitizing throughout the day.

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