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Albert Campbell

496 Birchmount Road, Toronto, ON
M1K 1N8


*Sunday hours in effect from September to June
Branch Hours
Day Opening Time Closing Time
Monday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.


Closest major intersection Birchmount Road and Danforth Road Located on west side of Birchmount Road, just north of the mall occupying the corner lot.

Public Transit

TTC bus 69B Warden South via Birchmount (from Warden Station) or TTC bus 113 Danforth (between Main Station and Kennedy Station).


45 parking spaces (Including 2 disabled)


Map to library branch


General Features

  • Book Discussion Group: contact the branch for more information
  • Book Drop - After Hours
  • Express Checkout
  • Free Parking
  • Pedometer Lending
  • Quiet Study Room
  • Seating for 95

Equipment for persons with disabilities

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



  • Adult Literacy Materials
  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Large Print Collection


  • Large collection in Chinese, French
  • Medium collection in Greek, Italian, Persian, Spanish, Tamil
  • Small collection in Bengali, Hindi (DVDs only), Kurdish, Tagalog (CDs & DVDs only), Urdu

Branch History

Year Details
1971 Officially opened by the Scarborough Public Library Board, 29 September. Fairfield and Dubois Architects. Named in honour of Albert ("Ab") McTaggart Campbell, 32nd reeve of Scarborough Township (1957-67), first mayor of the Borough of Scarborough (1967-69) and third chairman of Metropolitan Toronto Council (1969-73). Campbell was born on 21 May 1910 near Ridgetown, Ontario and died on 30 August 1973 at Scarborough.
1972 Recipient of a Certificate of Architectural Merit, awarded by the Scarborough Planning Board.
1994 Weekly service hours reduced from 63.5 to 60, beginning January 4.
1996 Recipient of a Trillium Award for outstanding contribution to the beauty of Scarborough, presented by the Agincourt Garden Club, the Scarborough Histori