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Rules, Conditions and Branch Pickup Information

Please Note:

Passes for some venues are available only through a limited number of library branches.

Borrowing Rules & Conditions

Pickup Timing and Location Information

Each week, most branches issue passes on a first come, first served basis on Saturday mornings at 9 a.m., with the following exceptions:

Branch Name Distribution Date/Time: Distribution Method:
Agincourt Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 9:55 a.m. Draw*
Albion Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 9:10 a.m. Draw*
Barbara Frum Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. First come, first served
Bridlewood Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Draw*
Cedarbrae Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. Draw*
City Hall Mondays at 10 a.m. First come, first served
Forest Hill Thursdays at 6 p.m. First come, first served
Humber Summit Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 9:10 a.m. Draw*
Steeles Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 9:50 a.m. Draw*
Swansea Memorial Saturdays at 10 a.m. First come, first served

* A valid adult library card must be presented to staff between the times listed. The draw will begin shortly after the end of the draw entry time. Patrons must be present in the designated area of the branch during the draw process in order to participate.

For more details about how to get a pass, please call your local branch.

Available at All Library Branches

(Note: MAP passes are not available from Sunnybrook or Bookmobiles).

Available at Limited Library Branches

32 Library branches

Passes for the Black Creek Pioneer Village, the Gardiner Museum, the Ontario Science Centre, and the Toronto Zoo are available at the following 32 Toronto Public Library branches:

50 Aga Khan Museum Library branches

Passes for the Aga Khan Museum are available at the following 50 Toronto Public Library branches:

50 ROM and Bata Shoe Museum Library branches

Passes for the ROM - Royal Ontario Museum and Bata Shoe Museum are available at the following 50 Toronto Public Library branches: