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Voting is open to select the 2024 Oxford Reads title

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024 10:02 AM

Oxford County Library and Woodstock Public Library are once again teaming up for the 2024 edition of Oxford Reads. Each year, this community-wide reading initiative highlights a featured work of Canadian literature and offers additional programming throughout the summer and fall months to enhance the shared reading experience.

In advance of this year’s campaign, library staff are seeking input on the featured title. Anyone interested can vote for their favourite amongst a shortlist that...

Short-term closures of Oxford Road 59 Bridge

Posted on Tuesday, April 09, 2024 05:14 PM

Motorists can expect two 15-minute closures on Oxford Road 59 (Vansittart Avenue) Bridge on April 12

Motorists and pedestrians using Oxford Road 59 (Vansittart Avenue) bridge can expect two 15-minute closures on Friday, April 12 for bridge jacking (raising and supporting the existing girders).

Please note, these closures are expected to take place between the peak morning and afternoon commutes to minimize disruption. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes to avoid delays.

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Council this Week: Highlights from the April 10 County Council agenda - 20240410

Posted on Friday, April 05, 2024 08:47 PM

Homelessness response strategy, funding for homelessness prevention, and more

County Council meetings are broadcast live at To download the full agenda or view past recordings of council meetings, visit

Homelessness response strategy

County Council will review a proposed outline for developing a homelessness response strategy next Council meeting. Oxford County will work with SHS Consulting through a public consultation process, research,...

Oxford Road 59 (Vansittart Ave) bridge construction progressing on schedule

Posted on Thursday, April 04, 2024 11:58 AM

Construction on Oxford Road 59 (Vansittart Avenue) bridge is progressing on schedule. Over the past six weeks, the contractor has completed a number of steps to prepare for bridge jacking and the stage 1 ­deck concrete pour, including installing access platforms and pedestrian hoarding beneath the bridge to protect the trail and its users. Concrete removals are also ongoing as the contractor works to remove the existing sidewalk, curb, asphalt, and decking on the west side of the bridge.


Library celebrates Oxford Local History Day on April 20

Posted on Wednesday, April 03, 2024 02:17 PM

Experience collections, exhibits and featured stories at events in Ingersoll and Tillsonburg

Oxford County Library (OCL) is proud to host the fourth annual Oxford Local History Day this year on Saturday, April 20, 2024.  

Oxford Local History Day is a chance to recognize and discover the stories and moments that paved the way for Oxford County as we know it. OCL branches in Ingersoll and Tillsonburg will mark the occasion with engaging presentations from local historians and activities for all ages....