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All Toronto Public Library branches will be closed on Monday, September 1 for Labour Day.

Agincourt

155 Bonis Avenue, Toronto, ON
M1T 3W6

416-396-8943

*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 Closed

Directions


Closest major intersection Sheppard Ave. East and Kennedy Road Located on south side of Bonis Ave. one block north of Sheppard Ave., midway between Birchmount Road and Kennedy Road, directly north of Agincourt Mall.

Public Transit


TTC Birchmount bus #17 - stops at Bonis Ave
TTC Kennedy bus #43 - stops at Bonis Ave.
TTC Sheppard Ave. E bus #85 - stops at Agincourt Mall.

Parking


85 free parking spaces (including 3 disabled) - lot adjacent to library.


Map


Map to library branch

Features


General Features

  • Art Exhibit Space
  • Automated Checkin
  • Book Discussion Group: contact the branch for more information
  • Book Drop - 24 Hours
  • Express Checkout
  • Pedometer Lending
  • Seating for 188

Equipment for persons with disabilities

  • Computer(s) with screen magnification software (Zoomtext)(2)
  • Height adjustable table or desk
  • Magnifiers Hand held or stand

Technology

Collections

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

Language

  • Large collection in Chinese, French, Hindi
  • Medium collection in Arabic, Gujarati, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu

Branch History


Year Details
1918 Agincourt Association Library established 19 November. A small book collection placed in a vacant room in the Agincourt Continuation School.
1925 Agincourt Association Library constructed its own public library building on the west side of Church Street (now Midland Avenue) just north of Main Street (now Sheppard Avenue East), opposite Knox United Church. Opened 14 October.
1955 Taken over by the newly-formed Public Library Board of the Township of Scarborough, becoming one of its first three branches. Officially opened 1 October.
1965 Relocated to a former hardware store on the west side of Midland Avenue, just south of Sheppard Avenue, operating here from 1965 to 1967.
1967 Agincourt Neighbourhood Branch relocated to the Agincourt Mall, March.
1991 Agincourt Neighbourhood Branch Library in Agincourt Mall closed, 31 August. Agincourt District Library officially opened in present location, 5 November. Baldwin & Franklin Architects. Recipient of an Urban Design Award, presented by the Scarborough Planning Board under the sponsorship of Scarborough Council.
1998 Becomes a branch of the Toronto Public Library with Municipal amalgamation.
1999 Sunday opening initiated 21 March.
2007 Hours open per week increased on 8 January from 60 to 62.
2009 Closed for branch revitalization and Express Checkout installation on 28 September. reopened 2 December. G. Bruce Stratton Architects Inc.
2010 New hours 4 January. Hours open per week increased from 62 to 65.5.
2012 Closed two weeks for automated checkin renovation and installation. Reopened 10 December.

Meeting Rooms


For booking information call 416-397-5969.

Auditorium

  • 1,500 sq. ft.
  • Seats 100 lecture style. Seats 22 classroom style. Fire Code Occupancy: 120
  • Equipment:
    • A/V equipment
    • chairs
    • flip chart stand
    • folding tables
    • kitchen
    • screen
    • ceiling mounted video projector

Features


General Features

  • Art Exhibit Space
  • Automated Checkin
  • Book Discussion Group: contact the branch for more information
  • Book Drop - 24 Hours
  • Express Checkout
  • Pedometer Lending
  • Seating for 188

Equipment for persons with disabilities

  • Computer(s) with screen magnification software (Zoomtext)(2)
  • Height adjustable table or desk
  • Magnifiers Hand held or stand

Technology

Collections

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

Language

  • Large collection in Chinese, French, Hindi
  • Medium collection in Arabic, Gujarati, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu

Upcoming Events

Wed, Sep 03 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Mon, Sep 08 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Regular Programs

Fri, Aug 29 - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thu, Sep 04 - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tue, Sep 09 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All Branch Programs & Events