Gerrard Ashdale Library Exterior

1432 Gerrard Street East,
Toronto, ON  M4L 1Z6

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

General Inquiries

To speak directly with staff at Gerrard/Ashdale 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 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 Library Exterior

Upcoming Programs

Featured Programs

Wed, Jun 07

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

After School Club: Robotics and Coding (Ages 9+)

Join the Pop Up Learning Lab for a weekly after school tech club where kids will work in teams to complete challenges usin...

Thu, Jun 08

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Computer lab Drop-in

Practice makes perfect! In this program, you will have an opportunity to ask questions related to computers and word proce...

Fri, Jun 09

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Photo Editing and Workflow with Adobe Lightroom

Learn all about Adobe Lightroom Classic CC, an industry standard tool used by photographers to organize, retouch, and shar...

Regular Programs

Fri, Jun 09

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Family Time

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 5 and under with their parents/caregivers. Drop-in. No registratio...

Sat, Jun 10

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Chess Club

Join us for several rounds of Chess in a safe and welcoming environment. Players of all experience levels are welcome. T...

Thu, Jun 15

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Gerrard Ashdale Adult Book Club

Join us once a month for a conversation about a carefully chosen book. Learn about the author, why the book was written,...