College Shaw Library Exterior

766 College Street,
Toronto, ON  M6G 1C4

Phone: 416-393-7668


Monday 10:00 am to 8:30 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday Closed

  • Wheelchair Accessible

  • Free Wifi

General Inquiries

To speak directly with staff at College/Shaw 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.

Email Answerline

Directions, TTC & Parking

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Closest major intersection College Street and Ossington Street. Located on the north side of College Street, east side of Shaw Street.

Public Transit

TTC bus 63 from Ossington subway station south to College. Walk east to Shaw Street or take eastbound 506 streetcar to Crawford Street.
TTC streetcar 506 Crawford stop.


Paid - Meter parking on College Street, street parking on Shaw or Crawford Street.

College Shaw Library Exterior

Upcoming Programs

Featured Programs

Thu, Oct 20

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet, Greet, and Stories with Toronto City Councillor Howard Moscoe!

Former Toronto City Councillor Howard Moscoe will recount some of the hilarious antics of his 32 years in Toronto municipa...

Thu, Oct 27

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Starting Your Business 101 with Enterprise Toronto

Owning a business is a dream for many people. Every new business starts with an idea. This interactive presentation will g...

Fri, Oct 28

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Plastic Problem and What you Can Do About it!

Plastic is an amazing material. It is sturdy, flexible and can last a long-time. The problem is we often toss plastic good...

Regular Programs

Sat, Oct 01

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Phoenix Poetry Group

This group invites new and experienced poets of all ages to bring their work to our monthly meetings! Bring a poem with si...