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Centennial

578 Finch Avenue West, Toronto, ON
M2R 1N7

416-395-5490

Branch Hours
Day Opening Time Closing Time
Monday 10:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday 12:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 12:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Directions


Closest major intersection Bathurst Street and Finch Ave. West. Located across from Branson Hospital.

Public Transit


TTC - any Finch Ave. West bus from Finch subway station.

Parking


Free - parking off Finch Ave. West. Additional free parking behind library building.


Map


Map to library branch

Features


General Features

Equipment for persons with disabilities

  • Computer with at least 29" clearance under table top
  • Computer(s) with screen magnification software (Zoomtext)
  • 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 Russian
  • Small collection in French, Hebrew, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog

Branch History


Year Details
1966 Opened by the North York Public Library Board, 5 September. Boigon & Heinonen Architects.
1997 Renovated. Closed 22 July. Reopened 12 November. Phillip H. Carter Architect.
2007 New open hours, 8 January. Number of open hours per week unchanged.
2010 New open hours, 13 September. Number of open hours per week increased from 40 to 50.5.

Meeting Rooms


For booking information call 416-397-5969.

Auditorium

  • 1,848 sq. ft.
  • Seats 85 lecture style. Seats 85 classroom style. Fire Code Occupancy: 123.
  • Equipment:
    • blackboard
    • chairs
    • flip chart stand
    • lectern
    • projection screen (wall mounted)
    • tables

Kitchen

  • Equipment:
    • 42-cup coffee urn
    • microwave
    • refrigerator
    • toaster oven
  • Auditorium and wheelchair accessible washroom are located on the lower level.

Branch History


1966: Opened by the North York Public Library Board, 5 September. Boigon & Heinonen Architects.

1997: Renovated. Closed 22 July. Reopened 12 November. Phillip H. Carter Architect.

2007: New open hours, 8 January. Number of open hours per week unchanged.

2010: New open hours, 13 September. Number of open hours per week increased from 40 to 50.5.



Upcoming Events

Sat, Jan 17 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thu, Feb 05 - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Regular Programs

Wed, Dec 17 - 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Mon, Jan 05 - 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tue, Jan 06 - 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All Branch Programs & Events