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College/Shaw

766 College Street, Toronto, ON
M6G 1C4

416-393-7668

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 College Street and Ossington Street. Located on the north side of College Street, east side of Shaw Street.

Public Transit


TTC bus 63 from Ossington subway station south to College. Walk east to Shaw Street or take eastbound 506 streetcar to Crawford Street.
TTC streetcar 506 Crawford stop.

Parking


Paid - Meter parking on College Street, street parking on Shaw or Crawford Street.


Map


Map to library branch

Features


General Features

  • Book Drop - After Hours
  • Express Checkout
  • Seating for 32

Equipment for persons with disabilities

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

Technology

Collections

  • Adult Literacy Materials
  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Large Print

Language

  • Small collection in Chinese, French - Children, Italian, Portuguese

Branch History


Year Details
1982 Site purchased, April.
1984 Opened 12 May. Tsow Pollard Architects.
1992 Closed 23 March for barrier free access improvements. Reopened 19 April.
2007 Hours open per week increased on 8 January from 48 to 50.5.

Meeting Rooms


For booking information call 416-397-5969.

Meeting Room

  • 426 sq. ft.
  • Seats 20 lecture style. Seats 8 classroom style. Fire Code Occupancy: 42.
  • Equipment:
    • blackboard
    • chairs
    • tables

Auditorium

  • 1,226 sq. ft
  • Seats 55 lecture style. 16 classroom style. Fire Code Occupancy: 71.
  • Equipment:
    • chairs
    • film projection screen (ceiling mounted)
    • tables
  • Meeting and Program Room are on basement level with wheelchair access washroom.

Directions


Closest major intersection College Street and Ossington Street. Located on the north side of College Street, east side of Shaw Street.

Public Transit


Closest major intersection College Street and Ossington Street. Located on the north side of College Street, east side of Shaw Street.

Parking


Paid - Meter parking on College Street, street parking on Shaw or Crawford Street.


Upcoming Events

Sat, Nov 25 - 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Tue, Nov 28 - 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Sat, Jan 27 - 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Regular Programs

Mon, Nov 20 - 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Mon, Nov 20 - 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Mon, Nov 20 - 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

All Branch Programs & Events