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St. James Town

495 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, ON
M4X 1K7

416-393-7744

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 Sherbourne Street and Wellesley Street. Located on the north east corner.

Public Transit


TTC Sherbourne Bus #75 (southbound) from Sherbourne subway station.
TTC Wellesley Bus #94 (eastbound) from Wellesley subway station.

Parking


Street parking


Map


Map to library branch

Features


General Features

  • Book Drop - 24 Hours
  • Express Checkout
  • Pedometer Lending
  • Quiet Study Rooms (2)
  • Seating for 123

Equipment for persons with disabilities

  • Computer(s) with screen magnification software (Zoomtext)

Technology

Collections

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

Language

  • Large collection in Chinese
  • Medium collection in French (children), Russian, Tagalog, Tamil
  • Small collection in French (adult), Hindi (DVDs only), Korean, Spanish, Urdu

Branch History


Year Details
2004 Officially opened 14 October. ZAS Architects Inc. 15 October St. James Town bookmobile stop closed.
2005 Toronto Architecture and Urban Design Award - Honourable Mention, Building in Context for Wellesley community Centre.
2006 Design Exchange Awards (Bronze Award) - presented by The Globe & Mail for the Wellesley Community Centre and St. James Town Branch. Ontario Association of Architects, Architectural Excellence - Honourable Mention for the project Wellesley Community Centre and St. James Town Branch.
2007 Ontario Library Association - Library Buildings Award winner.

Directions


Closest major intersection Sherbourne Street and Wellesley Street. Located on the north east corner.

Public Transit


Closest major intersection Sherbourne Street and Wellesley Street. Located on the north east corner.

Parking


Street parking


Upcoming Events

Regular Programs

Sat, Sep 20 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sat, Nov 01 - 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

All Branch Programs & Events