Gerrard Ashdale Library Exterior

1432 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON  M4L 1Z6

Contact Gerrard/Ashdale

Phone: 416-393-7717


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

Directions, TTC & Parking

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Closest major intersection Coxwell Ave. and Gerrard Street East. Located on the northwest corner of Gerrard Street E. and Ashdale Ave., 3 blocks west of Coxwell Ave.

Public Transit

TTC Coxwell bus #22 south on Coxwell from the Coxwell subway station stops at southwest corner of Lower Gerrard & Coxwell.
TTC Gerrard streetcar #506 stops outside the branch.


Paid - City parking lot to the rear of the branch, after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. Meter parking on Gerrard Street. Free - 1 hour parking on Ashdale Ave. after 5 p.m. or behind library (3 spots including 1 accessible - limited availability).

Gerrard/Ashdale Manager

Trina Preece


Gerrard Ashdale Library Exterior

Upcoming Programs

Featured Programs

Sat, Apr 07

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Author Visit: E.M. McCann, "Larry the Dromedary- We Won't Desert You"

Join us for a visit from local author, E.M McCann, for a presentation on her new book "Larry the Dromedary." This wonderf...

Wed, Apr 18

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Author Visit: E.M. McCann, "Larry the Dromedary- We Won't Desert You."

Join us for a visit from local author E.M. McCann for a discussion on her book "Larry the Dromedary" For School age childr...

Sat, Apr 21

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Earth Day Painting Workshop for Families

In celebration of Earth Day, we invite you to create an acrylic painting of an endangered animal or an animal that has gon...

Regular Programs

Mon, Mar 19

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Leading To Reading (LTR)

Leading to Reading is a free program for children Grades 1-6 in need of extra support in reading and writing. Children are...

Tue, Mar 20

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

English Conversation Circle

Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends. ...

Fri, Mar 23

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Family Time

Stories, rhymes, finger plays and action songs for children from birth to 5 years and their parents or caregivers. No regi...