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Rexdale

2243 Kipling Avenue, Toronto, ON
M9W 4L5

416-394-5200

Branch Hours
Day Opening Time Closing Time
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 12:30 p.m. 8:30 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 Kipling Ave. and Rexdale Blvd. Located on the east side of Kipling Ave. at Hinton Road just north of Kipling Acres Senior Citizens Complex, approximately 1 mile north of Rexdale Blvd.

Public Transit


TTC Kipling bus #45 from Kipling subway station or #96 Wilson bus from Wilson subway station.

Parking


Free


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 37

Equipment for persons with disabilities

  • Computer(s) with screen magnification software (Zoomtext)

Technology

Collections

  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Large Print Collection

Language

  • Small collection in French (children), Gujarati, Hindi (DVDs only)

Branch History


Year Details
1951 "A deposit station has been set up in the Thistletown school to serve the Thistletown area." [Etobicoke Public Library Chairman's Report (G.C. Mainprize) 1951].
1952 A bookmobile stop is provided at Malton Road (now Rexdale Boulevard) and Concession 1 (Kipling Avenue) on Saturdays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
1957 A site is secured at Kipling and Hinton Avenues in Rexdale, where Etobicoke Township Public Library plans to open its fourth branch.
1958 Kinsmen's Club of Humber Valley offers to help purchase books and furniture for the children's section of the new Rexdale Branch.
1959 Opened at 1595 Kipling Avenue North by the Etobicoke Public Library Board, 12 November.
1967 Rexdale Branch is taken over by the new Borough of Etobicoke Public Library Board formed when the Township of Etobicoke becomes part of the Borough of Etobicoke effective 1 January. The new library system consists of ten libraries.
1991 Renovated and temporarily closed for approximately six weeks. Official re-opening celebrations was held on 5 October.

Branch History


1951: "A deposit station has been set up in the Thistletown school to serve the Thistletown area." [Etobicoke Public Library Chairman's Report (G.C. Mainprize) 1951].

1952: A bookmobile stop is provided at Malton Road (now Rexdale Boulevard) and Concession 1 (Kipling Avenue) on Saturdays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

1957: A site is secured at Kipling and Hinton Avenues in Rexdale, where Etobicoke Township Public Library plans to open its fourth branch.

1958: Kinsmen's Club of Humber Valley offers to help purchase books and furniture for the children's section of the new Rexdale Branch.

1959: Opened at 1595 Kipling Avenue North by the Etobicoke Public Library Board, 12 November.

1967: Rexdale Branch is taken over by the new Borough of Etobicoke Public Library Board formed when the Township of Etobicoke becomes part of the Borough of Etobicoke effective 1 January. The new library system consists of ten libraries.

1991: Renovated and temporarily closed for approximately six weeks. Official re-opening celebrations was held on 5 October.



Regular Programs

Sat, Aug 23 - 1:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sat, Aug 23 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fri, Sep 05 - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

All Branch Programs & Events