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Spadina Road

10 Spadina Road, Toronto, ON
M5R 2S7

416-393-7666

Branch Hours
Day Opening Time Closing Time
Monday Closed
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 Bloor Street and Spadina Ave. Located north of Bloor Street, on west side of Spadina, close to Spadina subway station.

Public Transit


Spadina subway station on the Bloor line.

Parking


Paid - Meter parking on west side of Spadina Road, more paid parking off west side of Spadina Road just south of library, through a laneway.


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 22

Equipment for persons with disabilities

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

Technology

Collections


Branch History


Year Details
1977 Opened 16 July. Gibson and Pokorny, Architects. Branch created in partnership with the Native Canadian Centre, who owned the buildings at 10 and 16 Spadina Road, to serve the local community and house a special collection to serve the Native Canadian community. The building has the name written in Cree syllabics and roman orthography on the front of the building, Mahsinahhekahnikahmik, meaning “the lodge or place of the book”.
1980 Building at 10 Spadina Road purchased by Toronto Public Library.
1992 Closed for building renovation and HVAC retrofit, 13 July. Reopened 14 October.
2007 New hours, 8 January. Hours open per week decreased from 42 to 40.

Features


General Features

  • Book Discussion Group: contact the branch for more information
  • Book Drop - After Hours
  • Express Checkout
  • Pedometer Lending
  • Seating for 22

Equipment for persons with disabilities

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

Technology

Collections


Upcoming Events

Sat, Nov 15 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tue, Jan 20 - 7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Regular Programs

Thu, Oct 16 - 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri, Dec 12 - 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

All Branch Programs & Events