Barbara Frum

Barbara Frum Library Exterior

20 Covington Road,
Toronto, ON  M6A 3C1

Phone: 416-395-5440


Monday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

  • Wheelchair Accessible

  • Free Wifi

General Inquiries

To speak directly with staff at Barbara Frum Branch during branch hours, please call the number listed above.

For general questions about Toronto Public Library, your account, and quick reference help, email Answerline using the link below.

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Directions, TTC & Parking

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Closest major intersection Lawrence Ave. West and Bathurst Street. Located at north side of Covington Road, 1 block north of Lawrence Ave. West, 1 block west of Bathurst Street, behind the Lawrence Plaza.

Public Transit

TTC Bathurst bus #7 northbound from Bathurst subway station.
TTC Bathurst bus #7 southbound from Steeles Avenue West.
TTC Lawrence bus #52 eastbound from Lawrence West subway station.
TTC Lawrence bus #52 westbound from Lawrence subway station.


Free - Lawrence Plaza lot, short term parking meters adjacent to the library, street parking.

Barbara Frum Library Exterior

Upcoming Programs

Featured Programs

Tue, Jul 05

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Computers for Beginners 1 - Use the Mouse

A class on how to use a mouse for absolute beginners with little or no computer experience. In this first sessi...

Thu, Jul 07

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Crafts and Hobbies

Socialize in an informal group while learning to make a craft in this hands on program. Register by calling 416...

Thu, Jul 07

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Story and Sketch

Do you like books? Do you like to draw? Join us for a reading of Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin, learn to draw your favo...

Regular Programs

Tue, Jul 05

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

DIY Tuesdays

DIY Tuesday Every Tuesday this month, you can learn how to make a variety of DIY crafts that you can take home....

Wed, Jul 06

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Family Time (5 years and under)

Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories, followed by a craft! For children (five years of age and under) and their parents...

Wed, Jul 06

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Computer Classes in Russian

Learn computer basics in Russian to search the internet, create an email account, navigate the library's website, and dow...