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OPL Holiday Hours 2021/2022

A friendly reminder that OPL branches will have modified hours during the holiday season.

Be sure to check your local branch's hours when planning your visit.


All OPL branches and OPL Express locations will be closed on December 25, 26 and January 1. Additionally, Clearview and White Oaks branches will also be closed on December 24 and 31.

All OPL branches (except Clearview and White Oaks branches) will be open 9:30 am to 1 pm on December 24 and December 31.

Clearview Branch will be moving to holiday hours from December 19 to January 1. The holiday hours are:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2 pm to 7 pm
  • Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday - CLOSED

OPL Express Locations

OPL Express at St. Luke's Community Centre will close from December 24 to January 2.

OPL Express at the Queen Elizabeth Cultural and Community Centre (QEPCCC) has the following holiday hours:

  • December 24 from 10 am to 12 pm
  • December 31 from 10 am to 4 pm
OPL Express at the Sixteen Mile Sports Complex has the following holiday hours:
  • December 24 from 7 am to 12 pm
  • December 31 from 7 am to 4 pm

Material Return Hours

Holiday hours for all branch return book drops (except Clearview Branch) are:

  • December 24 - book drops at all branches will close at 1 pm and reopen on December 27 at 7 am
  • Starting December 27 at 7 am, Woodside and Glen Abbey branch book drops will remain open 24/7.
  • December 31 - book drops at Central, Iroquois Ridge, Sixteen Mile and White Oaks branches will close at 1 pm and reopen on January 4 at 7 am

Note: OPL locations have specific hours for returning materials to allow our staff to prevent damage and overflow of materials when the library is closed. 

COVID-19 Updates

For OPL’s COVID-19 related service updates and health and safety protocols, visit the Path to Reopening information on our website.