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

Tue, Oct 03

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Kimjang: Communal Kimchi Making for Young Adults with Chef Sang Kim

Discover and celebrate the ancient Korean tradition of making napa cabbage kimchi in a group setting during this workshop...

Wed, Oct 04

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dash Robotics for Kids!

Explore the world of coding with Dash Robots! Have fun completing challenges and working in teams while using simple and e...

Thu, Oct 12

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Kombucha Making Workshop

Loaded with active/alive probiotic bacteria and bio-available B-vitamins, Kombucha is truly an Elixir. Nidhi Sachdeva will...

Regular Programs

Wed, Sep 27

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Family Story Time

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for babies and children ages 0 -5 years old with their parents/caregivers....

Sat, Oct 07

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Phoenix Poetry Workshop

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

Sat, Oct 14

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Rainbow Story Time

*PLEASE NOTE the time of this program has changed. We apologize for any inconvenience.* Celebrate every child f...