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McGregor Park

2219 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, ON
M1P 2P5

416-396-8935

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 1:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

Directions


Closest major intersection Lawrence Ave. East and Birchmount Road Located on south side of Lawrence Ave. East, east of Birchmount Road, next to McGregor Park Arena and Pool.

Public Transit


TTC Lawrence bus #54, Lawrence bus #54 - one stop east of Birchmount Rd. TTC Birchmount bus #17 - stops at Lawrence Ave.

Parking


Free parking - library parking lot to the west of library building including 4 disabled parking.


Map


Map to library branch

Features


General Features

  • Book Drop - 24 Hours
  • Express Checkout
  • Free Parking
  • Pedometer Lending
  • Seating for 45

Equipment for persons with disabilities

  • Computer with screen magnification software (Zoomtext)
  • Magnifier - hand held
  • Study table with at least 29" clearance under table top
  • Verilux Lamp

Technology

Collections

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

Language

  • Medium collection in Chinese, Tamil
  • Small collection in French (children), Hindi (DVDs only), Tagalog (DVDs only)

Branch History


Year Details
1960 Opened by the Scarborough Public Library Board, February 21. Architects Sproatt & Rolph.
2004 24 May, closed for relocation. 14 June, old building demolished. 21 June, opened in new location attached to McGregor Park Community Centre. Architect, ZAS Architects Inc. Sunday service starting September 2004.
2005 Toronto Architecture and Urban Design Award - Honourable Mention, Building in Context.
2007 New hours, 8 January.

Meeting Rooms


For booking information call 416-397-5969.

Meeting Room

  • 384 sq. ft.
  • Seats 30 lecture style. Seats 8 classroom style. Fire Code Occupancy: 30.
  • Equipment:
    • chairs
    • 2 2'x6' folding rectangular tables
    • projection screen (ceiling mounted)
    • table top lectern
    • white easel

Kitchen (open concept)

  • Equipment:
    • counter and sink
    • microwave
    • small refrigerator

Meeting Room and washrooms are wheelchair accessible.

Bookings outside of library hours are available.


Directions


Closest major intersection Lawrence Ave. East and Birchmount Road Located on south side of Lawrence Ave. East, east of Birchmount Road, next to McGregor Park Arena and Pool.

Public Transit


Closest major intersection Lawrence Ave. East and Birchmount Road Located on south side of Lawrence Ave. East, east of Birchmount Road, next to McGregor Park Arena and Pool.

Parking


Free parking - library parking lot to the west of library building including 4 disabled parking.


Upcoming Events

Tue, Sep 27 - 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Sat, Oct 01 - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fri, Oct 07 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Regular Programs

Thu, Sep 29 - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thu, Oct 06 - 6:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Sat, Nov 05 - 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

All Branch Programs & Events