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Service Update

All Toronto Public Library branches will be open from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24 and closed on Thursday, December 25 and Friday, December 26. Branches will be open as usual on Saturday, December 27. Sunday Service will resume on January 4, 2015.

St. Lawrence

171 Front Street East, Toronto, ON
M5A 4H3

416-393-7655

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 Front Street East and Sherbourne Street. Located on south side of Front Street East just west of Sherbourne Street, enter through the courtyard between Rabba Foods and On the Rocks restaurant.

Public Transit


TTC Sherbourne bus to Front Street East or King Street streetcar to Sherbourne Street, walk south 1 block to Front Street East.

Parking


Paid - Meter parking north and south side of Front Street East.


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 32

Equipment for persons with disabilities

  • Computer with screen magnification software (Zoomtext)
  • Large Print Keyboard
  • Study tables with at least 29" or 700mm clearance from the floor to under table and apron

Technology

Collections

  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Large Print Collection
  • Local History Collection

Language

  • Small collection in French (children)

Branch History


Year Details
1982 Opened 9 September. Rented premises. Phillip H. Carter, Architect. Library-on-Wheels, established in 1973, merged with the new branch.
2002 Refurbished. Closed 25 June to 9 July.
2007 Hours open per week decreased on 8 January from 42 to 40.
2009 New hours, 14 September. Hours open per week increased to 50.5.
2012 Closed 13 February for installation and state of good repair renovation. Reopened 10 March.

Branch History


1982: Opened 9 September. Rented premises. Phillip H. Carter, Architect. Library-on-Wheels, established in 1973, merged with the new branch.

2002: Refurbished. Closed 25 June to 9 July.

2007: Hours open per week decreased on 8 January from 42 to 40.

2009: New hours, 14 September. Hours open per week increased to 50.5.

2012: Closed 13 February for installation and state of good repair renovation. Reopened 10 March.



Upcoming Events

Tue, Jan 06 - 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 24 - 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Sat, Jan 24 - 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Regular Programs

Fri, Jan 16 - 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

All Branch Programs & Events