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Pape/Danforth

701 Pape Avenue, Toronto, ON
M4K 3S6

416-393-7727

*Sunday hours in effect from September to June
Branch Hours
Day Opening Time Closing Time
Monday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

Directions


Closest major intersection Danforth Ave. and Pape Ave. Located on the east side of Pape Ave., just south of Danforth Ave.

Public Transit


Pape subway station, walk south on Pape, cross Danforth Ave., library is the third building on the left.

Parking


Paid - Meter parking on Danforth Ave. and on Pape Ave. Public paid parking across from the library on west side of Pape Ave. and also across from Pape subway entrance on west side of Pape Ave.


Map


Map to library branch

Features


General Features

  • Book Discussion Group: contact the branch for more information
  • Book Drop - After Hours
  • Express Checkout
  • Pedometer Lending
  • Seating for 54

Equipment for persons with disabilities

  • Computer with screen magnification software (Zoomtext)
  • Magnifiers - hand held or stand

Technology

Collections

  • Adult Literacy Materials
  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Large Print Collection

Language

  • Large collection in Chinese, Greek
  • Medium collection in French (adult & children)

Branch History


Year Details
1929 Danforth Branch opened 20 November. George, Moorehouse & King, Architects.
1962 Retrofit.
1977 Retrofitted, Sankey Partnership Architects. Reopened 8 October.
1979 Renamed Pape/Danforth Branch, 20 June.
1983 Retrofitted, William Woodwoth, Architect.
1991 Closed for minor improvements on 1 June. Reopened 2 July.
1992 Closed for barrier-free access improvements on 21 April. Reopened 18 May.
2005 Closed for renovations 17 April, Hariri, Pontarini, Architects, Inc.
2006 Reopened 29 August. Open hours per week increased from 60.5 to 65.5.
2009 Winner of the City of Toronto’s 2009 Toronto Urban Design Award of Excellence for a Public Building in Context.

Meeting Rooms


For booking information call 416-397-5969.

Meeting Room

  • 423 sq. ft.
  • Seats 30 lecture style. Seats 24 classroom style.
  • Equipment:
    • chairs
    • tables

Map


Map to branch

Upcoming Events

Mon, Nov 03 - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Fri, Nov 07 - 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wed, Nov 12 - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Regular Programs

Sat, Nov 01 - 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wed, Nov 05 - 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Wed, Nov 05 - 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

All Branch Programs & Events