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Bayview

Bayview Village Shopping Centre

123A-2901 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON
M2K 1E6

416-395-5460

Branch Hours
Day Opening Time Closing Time
Monday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

Directions


Closest major intersection: Bayview Ave. and Sheppard Ave. East. Located at south side of Bayview Village Plaza.

Public Transit


Sheppard subway, get off at Bayview station.

Parking


Free parking. Bayview Village Plaza parking lot.


Map


Map to library branch

Features


General Features

  • Book Drop - 24 Hours
  • Express Checkout
  • Free Parking
  • Seating for 56

Equipment for persons with disabilities

  • Book stand
  • Computer with screen magnification software (Zoomtext)
  • Large print keyboard
  • Large trackball mouse
  • Magnifier
  • Natural spectrum lamp
  • Page turner
  • Wheelchair accessible furniture

Technology

Collections

  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Large Print Collection

Language

  • Medium collection in Chinese
  • Small collection in French (children), Korean

Branch History


Year Details
1966 Officially opened by the North York Public Library Board in a rented facility, 3 November.
1967 Relocated and enlarged. Reopened April.
1975 Space reduced and reorganized.
1988 Space reduced, reorganized, and refurbished.
1998 Closed 23 December for refurbishment. Reopened 29 December.
2002 Closed 29 July for renovation and relocation.
2003 reopened 21 January.
2007 New open hours, 8 January. Number of open hours per week unchanged.
2010 New hours, 13 September due to Monday opening. Number of open hours per week increased from 40 to 50.5. Branch closed 3 to 6 November for retrofit. Reopened 8 November with Express Checkout.
2012 Sunday opening as of 14 October during Fairview's closure for renovation.
2017 Hours temporarily extended 29 May, due to North York Central's closure for renovation. Number of open hours per week increased from 50.5 to 60.5.
2017 Sunday opening as of 8 January during North York Central's closure for renovation.

Directions


Closest major intersection: Bayview Ave. and Sheppard Ave. East. Located at south side of Bayview Village Plaza.

Public Transit


Closest major intersection: Bayview Ave. and Sheppard Ave. East. Located at south side of Bayview Village Plaza.

Parking


Free parking. Bayview Village Plaza parking lot.


Upcoming Events

Tue, Sep 26 - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thu, Sep 28 - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat, Sep 30 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Regular Programs

Wed, Sep 27 - 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sat, Sep 30 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sat, Sep 30 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

All Branch Programs & Events