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1906 Sheppard Avenue West, Toronto, ON
M3L 1Y7


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


Closest major intersection Jane Street and Sheppard Ave. West. Located .4 Km east of Jane Street on the north side.

Public Transit

TTC bus #84 from Sheppard subway station or Downsview subway station. Buses stop in front of the library.


Free parking next to the building.


Map to library branch


General Features

Equipment for persons with disabilities

  • Computer with at least 29” clearance under table top
  • Computer(s) with screen magnification software (Zoomtext)
  • Magnifiers - hand held
  • Study tables with at least 29” clearance under table top



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


  • Medium collection in Chinese, Italian
  • Small collection in French (children), Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Branch History

Year Details
1959 North York Public Library Board extends bookmobile service to the Jane/Sheppard neighbourhood with stops at Sheppard Avenue West School and Calico Drive School, 21-23 September.
1964 Refurbished. Closed 25 August. Reopened September 8.
1966 New hours, 8 January. Number of open hours per week unchanged.
1981 A deposit collection, open 17.5 hours a week, is placed in the Northwood Community Centre, 15 Clubhouse Court, officially opened in the former clubhouse of the old Northwood Golf and Country Club, 24 September. Bookmobile service on Jane Street is increased to
1986 No. 31 Police Station, built and opened in 1962 on Sheppard Avenue West near the intersection of Jane Street, is considered for reuse as a library branch once the new police station on Norfinch Drive is completed in 1987.
1987 North York Parks and Recreation Department asks North York Public Library to consider closing its deposit collection at the Northwood Community Centre or to reduce its space by 50 percent, June.
1988 North York Public Library Board and City Council approve opening a community branch at Jane and Sheppard. Space of 3,500 sq. ft (315 sq. m) is leased from Borins & Borins, owners of the Jane Sheppard Mall, built in 1967 at the northeast corner of the intersection, and renovated and expanded in 1987-88.
1989 Jane/Sheppard Branch is officially opened by the North York Public Library Board in Unit 11 of the Jane Shepp