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Pleasant View

575 Van Horne Avenue, Toronto, ON
M2J 4S8

416-395-5940

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 Victoria Park Ave. and Van Horne Ave. Located east of Don Mills Road, west of Victoria Park Ave.

Public Transit


TTC Van Horne bus # 10 [peak period only] or Huntingwood #169A from Don Mills subway station.
TTC Victoria Park bus # 224C along Victoria Park Ave. Requires approx 10 minute walk.

Parking


Free parking available - 26 parking spaces including 1 accessible space.


Map


Map to library branch

Features


General Features

  • Book Drop - After Hours
  • Express Checkout
  • Free Parking
  • Seating for 90

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

  • Large collection in Chinese
  • Small collection in French

Branch History


Year Details
1975 Opened by the North York Public Library Board in co-operation with the North York Parks and Recreation Department, 25 June. Seligman and Dick Architects.
1995 Retrofitted.
2007 New hours, 8 January. Number of open hours per week unchanged.

Meeting Rooms


For booking information call 416-397-5969.

Auditorium

  • 1,160 sq. ft.
  • Seats 90 lecture style. Seats 40 classroom style. Fire Code Occupancy: 170.
  • Equipment:
    • chairs
    • screen (ceiling mounted)
    • tables

Kitchen

  • Equipment:
    • coffee urns (40-cup and 60-cup)
    • refrigerator
    • stove

Auditorium, kitchen and wheelchair accessible washroom are located on the ground floor.


Directions


Closest major intersection Victoria Park Ave. and Van Horne Ave. Located east of Don Mills Road, west of Victoria Park Ave.

Public Transit


Closest major intersection Victoria Park Ave. and Van Horne Ave. Located east of Don Mills Road, west of Victoria Park Ave.

Parking


Free parking available - 26 parking spaces including 1 accessible space.


Upcoming Events

Regular Programs

Tue, Oct 24 - 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Wed, Oct 25 - 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wed, Oct 25 - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

All Branch Programs & Events