Barbara Frum

Barbara Frum Library Exterior

Service Update

Saturday, October 1: The branch will closed from 9 am to 12 pm for water main repairs.

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, Oct 04

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Start or Grow Your Business with Enterprise Toronto

An advisor from Enterprise Toronto will present an overview of information related to the business planning process, evalu...

Thu, Oct 06

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Disassemble a Desktop Computer

Join us on Thursday October 6th in the Youth Hub (3rd Floor) for a Desktop Computer Disassembly presented by Free Geek Tor...

Thu, Oct 06

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...

Regular Programs

Fri, Sep 30

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Crafty Fridays

Join us for a craft on Fridays in the youth hub (3rd floor). For ages 13 to 17. Drop-in. September 9 - DIY Res...

Mon, Oct 03

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Baby Time (Birth-18 Months)

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers....

Tue, Oct 04

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

After School Club

Join us for fun activities every Monday after school and make new friends! For ages 6-12. Drop in....