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    Curbside Take-out Service is available at the Jess Hann, McLaughlin, and Northview branches by appointment only. Please call 905-579-6111 or click here to make an appointment once you have been notified that your holds are available. The Delpark Homes Centre Branch will remain closed until further notice.  Click here to continue reading about Library updates.

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Teen Discord Server
We’re excited to announce a new virtual hangout space for Oshawa Teens on Discord!
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Brainfuse Homework Help
Brainfuse is an online homework help service offering access to professional tutors and study materials for st
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Visit the teen blog of the Oshawa Public Libraries and see what's hot in teen lit today

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    Library Take-Out Service

    Effective January 14th, certain restrictions will be enforced for libraries in Ontario in response to the 

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    One eRead Canada

    One eRead Canada is a national, bilingual digital book club connecting readers to one another and to their libraries. This year’s pick is Kim Thúy’s celebrated novel, Vi.

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    Library Service Updates
    Updated on January 13, 2021. With the second provincial emergency announced by the Province of Ontario on January 12, our services will remain limited to our Curbside Library Take-Out only, available at the McLaughlin, Jess Hann, and Northview branches. The Delpark Homes Centre Branch will remain closed until further notice. External book return chutes remain open at all branches.
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    Beyond the Walls
    Beyond the Walls is a virtual public lecture series organized by the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities in collaboration with Oshawa Public Libraries. Engage with others through live, interactive discussions on local and global topics, guided by a short expert talk.