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Eatonville

430 Burnhamthorpe Road, Toronto, ON
M9B 2B1

416-394-5270

*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. 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Directions


Closest major intersection Burnhamthorpe Road and The East Mall. Located on the south side of Burnhamthorpe Road at southeast corner of The East Mall and Burnhamthorpe Road Burnamthorpe east exit from highway 427.

Public Transit


TTC bus #50 from Islington subway station or #111 from Kipling subway station.

Parking


Free - entrance off south side of Burnhamthorpe Road, east of the branch. Also entrance off East Mall, Northbound only.


Map


Map to library branch

Features


General Features

  • Automated Checkin
  • Book Drop - 24 Hours
  • Express Checkout
  • Pedometer Lending
  • Quiet Study Room - Sundays only
  • Seating for 70

Equipment for persons with disabilities

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

Technology

Collections

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

Language

  • Large collection in French (children)
  • Medium collection in Chinese, Serbian
  • Small collection in Hindi (DVDs only), Polish, Spanish

Branch History


Year Details
1951 Bookmobile service for the Eatonville neighbourhood is provided by the Township of Etobicoke Public Library Board with stops at Bloor and Poplar, Saturdays 11:00 am to 12:30 pm, and at Burnhamthorpe and Meadowbank, Fridays 10:30 to 11:30 am. In 1952, the latter stop is moved to Burnhamthorpe Road And Shaver Avenue.
1964 Opened by the Etobicoke Public Library Board, March. Elken & Becksted Architects.
1967 Eatonville Branch is taken over by the new Borough of Etobicoke Public Library Board formed when the Township of Etobicoke becomes part of the Borough of Etobicoke effective 1 January.
2000 Closed for reconstruction, 27 March.
2001 Branch reopened 4 June. Stephen Teeple Architect. Sunday opening initiated, 9 September.
2002 Ontario Association of Architects Awards - Honourable Mention.
2003 Toronto Architecture and Urban Design Award - Building Award of Excellence.
2005 Hours open per week increased from 57 hour to 58 hours, 6 September.
2007 New hours, 8 January. Open hours per week increased from 58 to 62.
2010 Open hours increased 1 October by one hour to 6:00 p.m. on Fridays due to Brentwood’s closure for renovation.
2013 Closed for retrofit and renovation, 13 January; reopened 19 February.

Meeting Rooms


For booking information call 416-397-5969.

Auditorium

  • 1,000 sq. ft.
  • Seats 100 lecture style. Seats 50 classroom style. Fire Code Occupancy: 100.
  • Equipment:
    • chairs
    • projection screen (wall mounted)
    • tables
    • table top lectern
    • white board (wall mounted)

Kitchen (open concept)

  • Equipment:
    • microwave
    • refrigerator
    • sink
    • counter space

Meeting Room is on the main floor, closed off from the main library space. Auditorium can be booked after hours.


Directions


Closest major intersection Burnhamthorpe Road and The East Mall. Located on the south side of Burnhamthorpe Road at southeast corner of The East Mall and Burnhamthorpe Road Burnamthorpe east exit from highway 427.

Public Transit


Closest major intersection Burnhamthorpe Road and The East Mall. Located on the south side of Burnhamthorpe Road at southeast corner of The East Mall and Burnhamthorpe Road Burnamthorpe east exit from highway 427.

Parking


Free - entrance off south side of Burnhamthorpe Road, east of the branch. Also entrance off East Mall, Northbound only.


Upcoming Events

Wed, Sep 17 - 7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Sat, Sep 27 - All Day
Mon, Sep 29 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Regular Programs

Mon, Sep 08 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Tue, Sep 16 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wed, Sep 17 - 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

All Branch Programs & Events