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Eglinton Square

Eglinton Square Shopping Centre

1 Eglinton Square, Unit 126, Toronto, ON
M1L 2K1

416-396-8920

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 Victoria Park Ave. and Eglinton Ave. East. Located on south side of Eglinton Ave. East, east of Victoria Park, west of Pharmacy Ave.

Public Transit


TTC Victoria Park bus, Pharmacy bus or Eglinton Ave. East bus.

Parking


Free - mall parking


Map


Map to library branch

Features


General Features

  • Book Discussion Group: contact the branch for more information
  • Book Drop - After Hours (during mall hours)
  • Express Checkout
  • Free Parking
  • Quiet Study Rooms (2)
  • Seating for 115

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

  • Medium collection in Chinese, Tagalog
  • Small collection in French (children), Hindi (DVDs only), Tamil

Branch History


Year Details
1956 Golden Mile Branch is opened at 29 Civic Road by the Township of Scarborough Public Library Board in January. The frame building was located in a former fuse-filling munitions factory known as GECO (General Engineering Company). The Library's reserve, overdue and bookmobile departments also are housed there.
1965 Relocated to the Eglinton Square shopping centre, southeast corner of Eglinton Avenue East and Victoria Park Avenue, end of March. The branch reopens for service on 1 April and is officially reopened by Scarborough Reeve Albert Campbell on 13 April.
1971 Name change (but not location) to Eglinton Square Branch, "in keeping with its location at 50 Eglinton Square at Victoria Park Avenue," is announced on 18 February.
1983 Relocated to its present location in a new wing of the mall, officially reopened on 18 April.
2007 New hours, 8 January. Hours open per week increased from 57 to 58.5.
2015 Open hours per week increased from 58.5 to 62, 8 September.
2016 Closed for renovation and expansion, 25 June.
2017 Reopened after renovation and expansion, 23 June.

Meeting Rooms


For booking information call 416-397-5969.

Program Room

  • 748 sq. ft.
  • Seats 55 lecture style. Seats 28 classroom style. Fire Occupancy Code: 84.
  • Equipment:
    • chairs
    • tables
    • kitchenette

Meeting Room 1

  • 594 sq. ft.
  • Seats 20 lecture style. Seats 16 classroom style. Fire Occupancy Code: 21.
  • Equipment:
    • chairs
    • tables

Directions


Closest major intersection Victoria Park Ave. and Eglinton Ave. East. Located on south side of Eglinton Ave. East, east of Victoria Park, west of Pharmacy Ave.

Public Transit


Closest major intersection Victoria Park Ave. and Eglinton Ave. East. Located on south side of Eglinton Ave. East, east of Victoria Park, west of Pharmacy Ave.

Parking


Free - mall parking


Upcoming Events

Tue, Oct 24 - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thu, Oct 26 - 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Regular Programs

Mon, Oct 23 - 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Wed, Oct 25 - 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sat, Oct 28 - 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

All Branch Programs & Events