Carnegie Library - Weston

Address: 2 King Street, Weston
Architect: Lindsay & Brydon
Opened: 1914, December 29

The Weston Public Library Board was awarded $10,000 from the Carnegie Corporation of New York on January 2, 1913. Lindsay & Brydon, a Toronto architectural firm, designed a simple Arts and Crafts style library, enriched by stained-glass windows and Art Nouveau mosaic panels - a unique feature among the Ontario Carnegie libraries. The Weston Library opened on Tuesday evening, December 29, 1914 at the northwest corner of King and Main streets, Weston.

Major Alterations

1981-2 Renovation and addition by Dunlop, Farrow & Aitken Architects. Officially reopened, September 11 1982.

Heritage Status

1978 Designation bylaw (2971-78) passed by York City Council under the Ontario Heritage Act, April 24.


Weston Library History