Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-579-6111 ext 5200
Fax 905-433-8107
E-Mail opladmin@oshawalibrary.on.ca
Website www.oshawalibrary.on.ca
Located In Community Oshawa
Address & Map
65 Bagot St
Oshawa, ON L1H 1N2
 
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Intersection Centre St and Bagot St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Ellen Stroud, Director, Service Design & Delivery; Phone: ext 5254; Email: estroud@oshawalibrary.on.ca
Primary Executive Frances Newman, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: ext 5212; Email: fnewman@oshawalibrary.on.ca
Description & Services
Description (Service) Library Branch * large print collection, multi-lingual collection, talking books, CDs, DVDs, blu-rays, video games, electronic resources, eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, streaming services, Kobo tablets, Lenovo tablets, Wi-Fi hotspots, iPads for in-library use, inter-library loans * free Wi-Fi access in-library * computer and internet access available for up to 120-minute periods per day per person * online services include renewals, holds, inter-library loans, email reference questions * seasonal tax-clinics * visiting library services available, nursing homes, hospitals, seniors’ centres * adaptive technology terminal, as well as CCTV magnifier available for people with visual impairments * genealogy and local history resources, microfilm readers * children’s area * silent study rooms * MakerSpace technologies, using a variety of low and high tech activities to learn, experiment, share and create  
 
Auditorium available for rent with capacity of 140 persons * grand piano, audio/visual systems available * kitchen available
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-8 pm * Fri-Sun 9 am-5 pm * Income Tax Clinic Mon-Fri 9:30 am-2:30 pm, March 5-April 30, 2018 * Income Tax Clinic March 1-April 30, 2019 Mon-Fri 10 am-3 pm, closed during holidays
Areas Served Oshawa
Eligibility Resident of Ontario with active library card * Income Tax Clinic clients cannot exceed certain income and returns are for current year only * income for singles up to $35,000, income for couples up to $45,000, each additional person add $2,500
Application Show piece of identification with current Ontario address to apply for library card * Income Tax Clinic call 905-579-6111 Jaron Fitch at extension 5237 or Teresa Gawman extension 5238 for information or to book appointment
Languages English ; French - some staff are able to serve patrons in French ; Arabic ; Bengali - films only ; Chinese ; Czech - films only ; Danish - films only ; Dutch ; Farsi ; Finnish - films only ; German ; Greek ; Hebrew - films only ; Hindi ; Hungarian ; Italian ; Japanese - films only ; Korean ; Kurdish - films only ; Macedonian - films only ; Norwegian - films only ; Polish ; Portuguese ; Punjabi - films only ; Russian ; Serbian - films only ; Spanish ; Swedish - films only ; Tamil ; Thai - films only ; Tibetan - films only ; Ukrainian ; Urdu ; Vietnamese ; Cambodian (films only), First Nations (films only), Flemish (films only), Icelandic (films only), Tagalog N.B. patrons can receive service in English and some French * all other languages are represented in the collection at McLaughlin Branch of Oshawa Public Library
Fees None
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Classification/Subjects
Service Categories Children's Library Services ; Foreign Language Collections ; Genealogical Collections ; Home Library Services ; Large Print Materials/Collections ; Library Audiovisual Services ; Meeting Space ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries

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