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

Thu, Jun 08

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...

Fri, Jun 16

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Managing Your Finances in Retirement

For seniors who want to learn how to better manage their finances. Learning objectives: - Why it's so impo...

Wed, Jun 21

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

How to Play a Book: Adaptations of Literary Classics as Computer Games

This talk explores interactive digital adaptations of four well-known works of nineteenth-century literature (Arthur Conan...

Regular Programs

Tue, Jun 06

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Digital Life SKills

Digital Life Skills: Online Entertainment Tuesday May 30, 2023 from 11AM-12PM For people who have b...

Wed, Jun 07

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....

Thu, Jun 08

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday Session: Play & Learn - Presented by EarlyON Child & Family Centre

This is a free, drop-in program where children and their parents or caregivers can enjoy play-based learning, creative act...