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.

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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, Aug 11

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Wonder Workshop: Wind Power Challenge

Wonder about the different ways that wind generates energy. Learn about wind energy, sustainability and renewable energy....

Thu, Aug 11

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Editing Illustrations with Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is an industry standard photo editing application. In this workshop participants will learn how to incorpo...

Fri, Aug 12

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Robotics for Kids!

Enjoy some fun robotic challenges with Dash robots controlled with iPads. Race and play soccer with the robots in fun team...

Regular Programs

Tue, Aug 23

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Rainbow Story Time

Celebrate every child for who they are with pride! A fun-filled and inclusive event filled with stories, songs and r...

Sat, Sep 03

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...