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Oakwood Village Library & Arts Centre

341 Oakwood Avenue, Toronto, ON
M6E 2W1

416-394-1040

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 Oakwood Ave. and Rogers Road Located on the east side of Oakwood, south of Rogers Road.

Public Transit


TTC Ossington bus # 63 from Eglinton West subway station.
TTC Rogers Road bus #161 or Ossington #63 from Ossington subway station, both pass the library.

Parking


Paid - behind the library off Holland Park Ave. and on Oakwood Ave. one block south of Rogers Road.


Map


Map to library branch

Features


General Features

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 French, Italian, Tagalog

Branch History


Year Details
1993 New library to serve southeast quadrant of the City of York recommended in a Branch Feasibility study by the Randolph Group.
1994 Funding approved by Canada/Ontario Infrastructure Works Program. Properties on Oakwood Avenue at the northeast corner of Holland Park Avenue are acquired.
1996 Ground-breaking ceremony, 15 June at 11:00 a.m.
1997 City of York Public Library Board approves Resolution 97-59, “that the new library at Oakwood and Holland Park Avenues be named the ‘Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre’, 9 April. Opened 27 September. A.J. Diamond, Donald Schmitt & Company Architects.
2007 New hours, 8 January. Hours open per week decreased from 51.5 to 50.5.

Meeting Rooms


For booking information call 416-397-5969.

Auditorium

  • 2,640 sq. ft.
  • Seats 120 lecture style. Seats 72 classroom style. Fire Code Occupancy: 240.
  • Equipment:
    • chairs
    • electronic piano
    • lecturn
    • projection screen (wall-mounted)
    • tables

Kitchen

  • Equipment:
    • microwave
    • refrigerator
    • sink
    • whiteboard

Auditorium is on the lower level; direct access from the kitchen. One-third of floor surface is a spring dance floor/stage (wood surface).

Wheelchair access. Accessible washrooms are on the lower level.


Map


Map to branch

Upcoming Events

Sat, Sep 30 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sat, Oct 14 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tue, Oct 17 - 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Regular Programs

Fri, Sep 22 - 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Mon, Sep 25 - 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Wed, Sep 27 - 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

All Branch Programs & Events