Welcome to the Holy Trinity Oakville
Library & Learning Commons

Open Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
(unless otherwise posted on library doors)
Early closure (3pm) first and last Tuesday of each month
for Staff Meetings and Academic Council.


Ms. Trowsdale, Librarian
 (For research assistance, email

Ms. Boote, Library Clerk

Some of the online resources and e-books linked from this page require a username/password.
Please ask the Librarian for this information or pick up a password sheet in-library.

Library Catalogues

Holy Trinity Library Loan Periods:

  • 3 weeks for books (excl. Reference books) and magazines; renewal available with items in-hand
  • 1 day for Reference books
  • 1 period for Chromebooks (in-library use only)

Note: Some materials become non-circulating during projects at the request of teachers.

Online Magazines, Journals, Newspaper Articles, and Reference Books

  • HCDSB Secondary Sources
    (search online databases – including EBSCO and Gale – and selected websites by category)
  • Gale 
  • The Maclean’s Archive is a searchable archive of every Maclean’s issue since 1905! It includes Canadian-focused editorial content with coverage supporting Canadian history, economics, social sciences, health, religion, business, creative writing & more.


Online Encyclopedias

Helpful Resources

Citation and Style Guides

For Teachers

Feel free to contact Ms. Trowsdale ( to book library time, or to request assignment-specific resource pathfinders and research presentations (please give advance notice for the latter two).

Access the Learning Resource Centre Catalogue here. You will need your employee number and school code to log in. Please email the Learning Resource Centre ( to request items/kits to be sent to the school.

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