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Cliffcrest

3017 Kingston Road, Toronto, ON
M1M 1P1

416-396-8916

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 Kingston Road and McCowan Road. Located on southeast corner of Kingston Road and McCowan Road.

Public Transit


TTC Bellamy Road bus #9 from Scarborough Town Centre & Warden subway station.
TTC Markham bus #102 from Warden subway station.

Parking


Free - public parking in the plaza.


Map


Map to library branch

Features


General Features

  • Art Exhibit Space
  • Book Discussion Group: contact the branch for more information
  • Book Drop - 24 Hours
  • Express Checkout
  • Free Parking
  • Multipurpose Room
  • Seating for 38 including banquettes

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

  • Small collection in French (Children)

Branch History


Year Details
1922 An Association Public Library is organized at Scarboro Bluffs, 20 February.
1936 After several years of inactivity, Scarboro Bluffs is removed from the provincial list of association public libraries.
1956 Bookmobile stop is established near Stop 21 on Kingston Road at Fenwood Heights by the Township of Scarborough Public Library Board. It also plans to open a branch library to serve the "thickly populated section of Cliffside in the south".
1970 Scarborough Public Library Board approves "in principle the establishment of a branch library in the Cliffcrest Plaza dependent on the availability of funds", 19 February.
1972 Branch opens at Cliffcrest Plaza (2977 Kingston Road), 2 October.
1985 Retrofitted, Spring.
1994 New hours, 4 January. Hours open per week are decreased from 47 to 40.
1998 Becomes part of the Toronto Public Library with municipal amalgamation, 1 January.
2001 Refurbished.
2007 New hours, 8 January. Number of open hours per week unchanged.
2008 Closes, 1 March and relocates to a larger unit in Cliffcrest Plaza (3017 Kingston Road); reopens on 3 April. McKinnon Design. It is Toronto Public Library's first "browsing branch" with open-facing shelving (similar to retail stores) to display popular books, magazines, and audio-visual materials and reading lounges to browse items.

Meeting Rooms


For booking information call 416-397-5969.


Multi-Purpose Room

  • 464 sq. ft.
  • Seats 25 lecture style. Seats 24 classroom style.
  • Equipment:
    • chairs
    • projection screen (ceiling mounted)
    • sink
    • tables
  • Meeting room is located on the ground floor. Wheelchair access. Washrooms available.

Directions


Closest major intersection Kingston Road and McCowan Road. Located on southeast corner of Kingston Road and McCowan Road.

Public Transit


Closest major intersection Kingston Road and McCowan Road. Located on southeast corner of Kingston Road and McCowan Road.

Parking


Free - public parking in the plaza.


Upcoming Events

Wed, Dec 13 - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thu, Dec 14 - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thu, Mar 15 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Regular Programs

Sat, Nov 25 - 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tue, Nov 28 - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tue, Nov 28 - 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

All Branch Programs & Events