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CO2 Monitors

CO2 Monitors are battery-powered, handheld devices that read carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in your home. CO2 Monitors help to identify any areas of poor ventilation, allowing you to make the necessary changes to keep fresh air flowing. In addition to CO2 levels, the device measures temperature, relative humidity, and atmospheric pressure. CO2 Monitors can be placed on hold and borrowed for up to one week (7 days) at a time and can be renewed twice if there is no wait list. CO2 Monitors can be checked out to teen and adult cardholders. Learn more about Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Monitoring.

Loanable Laptops

Loanable laptops are available to book as an alternative to the Public Access Computers. Laptops are available on a first-come, first-served basis to be used in-branch. 

Wi-Fi Hotspots

The Wi-Fi Hotspots Lending Program allows any adult cardholder (18 years of age and older) or who self-identifies as not having access to internet to borrow a Wi-Fi Hotspot for up to one week at a time.

Visit one of our branches and speak to a staff member at the customer service desk. Wi-Fi Hotspots are provided on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be placed on hold. Wi-Fi Hotspots can be borrowed for up to one week (7 days) at a time and cannot be renewed.

Connection Kits

OPL is now offering two types of connection kits. These kits are to help Oakville residents who are 55+ and do not have access to the internet or technology stay connected with friends and family. In addition, those with print disabilities can use the kits to access alternate formats of reading material. To learn more, please contact your local branch.

Children's Technology

Tinker Toys

Borrow one of our Tinker Toys which promote STEAM-based learning through play. At select branches, kids can sign out toys like a Code-A-Pillar, Ozobot, Cubelets, Snap Circuits and more to play with in-branch. Tinker Toys may be signed out for two hours.


OSMO is a unique gaming accessory for the iPad that comes with games that will change the way your child plays. Crafted with reflective artificial intelligence, this ground-breaking technology bridges the real and digital realms. To borrow an OSMO, place a hold online for pickup at your nearest branch.

Express & Personalized Services

Explore our Contactless and Personalized New Services: Library Takeout, Grab and Go,
and OPL Picks for You.