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

Wed, May 25

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Making Slime

Come and make some slime! This is an in-person program. Registration is not required. Contact the Barbara Frum...

Thu, May 26

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Computers for Beginners : Exploring the Web

An introductory class on the Internet for absolute beginners with little computer experience. In this third ses...

Fri, May 27

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Terrarium Making Basics

Come and make a basic artificial terrarium to take home for room decor! This is an in-person event for young adults a...

Regular Programs

Wed, May 25

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...

Mon, May 30

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

School Readiness (Monday session) - Presented by EarlyON Child & Family Centre

A free weekly program that prepares pre-school children for a successful transition to kindergarten. Language, social and...

Mon, May 30

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....