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Temporary Closure

Due to disruption caused by construction, North York Central Library is closed for the remainder of 2017.

We anticipate a phased opening in early 2018, starting with services being restored on the first two floors, including the Teen Zone. Additional floors will open as the work is completed. A re-opening date will be confirmed and announced later this year.

Pop-Up Location

Visit us in our pop-up location on the concourse level of the mall to return books, pick up holds, use free wifi and access a small circulating collection.

Pop-Up Hours:

Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday Closed

Extended Hours and Sunday Service at Nearby Branches

Bayview, Centennial and Locke branches will be open on Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Bayview and Centennial branches will be open the same hours (Monday-Saturday) as the pop-up beginning on Monday, May 29, 2017.

Returning Materials

Borrowed materials can be returned to any branch of Toronto Public Library. Materials can also be returned at the pop-up location, or to the dropbox at NYCL which will remain open throughout the closure. If you have any difficulties, please speak to a staff member or call 416-393-7131.

Book Ends

Book Ends will close during NYCL's temporary closure. During this period, please donate to Book Ends at the Toronto Reference Library instead or wait until the branch reopens.

Renovation Details

We’re renovating NYCL to support the delivery of new services and meet the changing needs of library users.

The renovation will:


Frequently Asked Questions

You can also call 416-393-7131 for more information.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience as we move ahead with the renovation to build a better library.