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All Toronto Public Library branches will be closed on Monday, February 20 for Family Day. Branches normally open on Sundays will be open as usual on Sunday, February 19. More information about holiday hours.


765 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON
M4M 1H3


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


Closest major intersection Broadview Ave. and Queen Street East. Located on southwest corner of Queen Street East and Saulter Street.

Public Transit

TTC streetcar #501 along Queen Street East to Broadview Ave., walk to Saulter Street.
TTC streetcar #504 from Broadview subway station to Queen, walk 2 blocks east to Saulter Street.


Paid - Meter parking along Queen Street.


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General Features

  • Book Drop - After Hours
  • Express Checkout
  • Seating for 29

Equipment for persons with disabilities

  • Computer with screen magnification software (Zoomtext)
  • Magnifier - hand held or stand
  • Page turner
  • Study tables with at least 29” clearance under table top



  • Adult Literacy Materials
  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Local History Collection


  • Small collection in French

Branch History

Year Details
1979 Opened 11 December. Located Queen Street East, south side, west of Saulter Street.
1980 Relocated to present site in former Postal Station G. Built 1913; E. J. Lennox, Architect. Building listed on Toronto Historical Board's Inventory of Heritage Properties adopted by City Council, 1973. Retrofit by Matsui, Baer and Vanstone, Architects.
2002 Refurbished. Closed 13 June to 26 June.
2007 New hours, 8 January. Open hours per week increased from 37 to 40.


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Upcoming Events

Fri, Feb 17 - 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sat, Feb 18 - 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Regular Programs

Tue, Feb 21 - 7:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Wed, Feb 22 - 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wed, Feb 22 - 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

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