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Oshawa Public Libraries Presents Author Chidiogo Akunyili-Parr January 25th, 2022

In celebration of Black History Month, Oshawa Public Libraries welcomes author Chidiogo Akunyili-Parr on Tuesday, February 1, at 2:00 p.m. "live" on the Library's Zoom platform. Chidiogo will talk about her life and work at this thought-provoking author event. A Q&A session will follow.

Oshawa Public Libraries Presents Best-Selling, Award-Winning Author Shilpi Somaya Gowda January 14th, 2022

Oshawa Public Libraries welcomes award-winning and best-selling author Shilpi Somaya Gowda on Wednesday, January 26, at 2:00 p.m. "live" on the Oshawa Public Libraries Zoom platform. At this thought-provoking author event, Shilpi will talk about her life and work. A Q&A session will follow.

Oshawa Public Libraries Presents Best-Selling Author Joanna Goodman December 2nd, 2021

Oshawa Public Libraries welcomes ever-popular best-selling author, Joanna Goodman, on Thursday, December 9, at 2:30 p.m. "live" on the Oshawa Public Libraries Zoom platform.

Oshawa Public Libraries Presents Best-Selling Author Genevieve Graham November 12th, 2021

Oshawa Public Libraries welcomes ever-popular best-selling author of historical fiction, Genevieve Graham, on Friday, November 19, at 2:00 p.m. "live" on the Oshawa Public Libraries Zoom platform. Genevieve will talk about her life, work, and upcoming release, Bluebird, at this thought-provoking author event.  A Q&A session will follow.  

Oshawa Public Libraries Presents Award-Winning Journalist and Author, Denise Davy October 14th, 2021

Oshawa Public Libraries welcomes nationally recognized, award-winning journalist and author Denise Davy on Wednesday, October 20, at 7:00 p.m., “live” on Oshawa Public Libraries’ Facebook page.

Oshawa Public Libraries Eliminates Late Return Fines for Children and Teen Library Items September 16th, 2021

Great news!  Oshawa Public Libraries (OPL) is sending kids and teens back to school footloose and fine-free as part of an all-new pilot initiative!

Recognizing how important it is for kids to have access to their public library, OPL has decided to eliminate late fees on children and teen library items such as books, DVDs, and games. 

Region of Durham Outreach Community Hub to launch at Oshawa Public Libraries July 28th, 2021

Oshawa Public Libraries is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Region of Durham to establish an Outreach Community Hub at two of its four branches. The new initiative is being introduced in association with the Healthy Communities initiative and begins August 11 at the Oshawa Public Libraries Northview Branch.

Oshawa Public Libraries - We'll See You Soon! June 24th, 2021

We are excited to welcome our customers back into the Library for in-person visits at our McLaughlin, Delpark, and Northview Branches beginning Monday, July 5. The Jess Hann Branch will re-open Tuesday, July 6.

 

Oshawa Public Libraries Offers Surprise Checkouts June 21st, 2021

Earlier this year, Oshawa Public Libraries (OPL) staff decided to add a fun twist to OPL's popular Library Take-Out (curbside) Service, "Surprise Checkouts!"

Oshawa Public Libraries Beats the Heat with the TD Summer Reading Club June 14th, 2021

Beat summer boredom with summer reads! Canada’s biggest bilingual summer reading club for kids, the TD Summer Reading Club, is launching Monday, June 14!  Kids and families can learn more about this year’s summer reading club and sign up to participate by visiting oshlib.ca/tdsrc.

Oshawa Public Libraries to Begin Offering Computer Appointments June 7, 2021 May 27th, 2021

Starting June 7, all Oshawa Public Libraries branches will begin offering computer appointments and access to printing and photocopying services in addition to its current Library take-out services.