Library Board

The Library Board is a governance board that oversees policies governing the operation and programs of the Library as well as advocating for the support of library programs and services.
Oshawa Public Library Board of Trustees 
Eric Guernsey, Chair
Elizabeth Jamischak, Vice-Chair
Haseeb Ahmad
Mark Ashcroft
James (Jim) Clapp
Andrew Holmes
Kathryn McMillan
Marco Osso
Alexander Parkin
Carolyne Willoughby
Councillor Tito-Dante Marimpietri
Frances Newman (CEO and Secretary)
You may contact members of the Board of Trustees through the Executive Assistant:
McLaughlin Branch
65 Bagot Street
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1N2
905-579-6111 ext. 5213

Library Board Meetings

All Library Board meetings are on Thursdays unless otherwise indicated. 

Members of the public are invited to view the open section of the meeting. The meeting agenda will be posted to the Library website at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Please contact Stephanie McLean at (905) 579-6111, ext. 5213, or by email at to learn how to participate.

The next meeting of the Oshawa Public Library Board will be held in person on Thursday, June 15, 2023, beginning at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the McLaughlin branch located at 65 Bagot Street, Oshawa, ON.

January 19, 2023  OPLB Minutes - January 19, 2023 - FINAL
February - no meeting scheduled 
March 16, 2023  OPLB Minutes - March 16, 2023 - FINAL
April - no meeting scheduled
May 18, 2023  
June 15, 2023
July, August - no meeting scheduled
September 21, 2023
October 19, 2023
November 16, 2023 
December - no meeting scheduled

Past Meeting Minutes



Previous years' minutes are available by contacting Stephanie McLean at (905) 579-6111, ext. 5213.

Oshawa Pubic Libraries Land Acknowledgement

Oshawa Public Libraries Statement on Anti-Black Racism

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