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Burrows Hall

1081 Progress Avenue, Toronto, ON
M1B 5Z6

416-396-8740

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 Sheppard Ave. East and Markham Road Located on southeast corner of Sheppard Ave. and Progress Ave., one traffic light east of Markham Road on Sheppard.

Public Transit


TTC Progress bus #134 from Scarborough Town Centre.
TTC Sheppard East bus #85A & B from Don Mills subway station.

Parking


Free; Community Centre parking.


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 34

Equipment for persons with disabilities

  • Computer(s) with screen magnification software (Zoomtext)
  • Magnifiers - hand held or stand

Technology

Collections

  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Large Print Collection

Language

  • Large collection in Chinese
  • Medium collection in Tamil
  • Small collection in French, Hindi (DVDs only), Urdu

Branch History


Year Details
1998 Opened by the Toronto Public Library Board, 14 September. Officially opened 22 October. Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg, Architects. Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect.
1999 Recipient of an Ontario Library Association Library Building Award for a library as part of a community centre.
2007 New open hours, 8 January. Number of hours per week unchanged.

Directions


Closest major intersection Sheppard Ave. East and Markham Road Located on southeast corner of Sheppard Ave. and Progress Ave., one traffic light east of Markham Road on Sheppard.

Public Transit


Closest major intersection Sheppard Ave. East and Markham Road Located on southeast corner of Sheppard Ave. and Progress Ave., one traffic light east of Markham Road on Sheppard.

Parking


Free; Community Centre parking.


Upcoming Events

Tue, Sep 30 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tue, Oct 07 - 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri, Oct 10 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Regular Programs

Thu, Sep 25 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Sat, Sep 27 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat, Sep 27 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

All Branch Programs & Events