Gerrard Ashdale Library Exterior

1432 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON  M4L 1Z6



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

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 Manager

Trina Preece


Gerrard Ashdale Library Exterior

Upcoming Programs

Featured Programs

Tue, Feb 27

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Top Secret: the dangers of censorship

Award-winning author and playwright, Cordelia Strube, will deliver a thoughtful presentation on the dangers of censorship ...

Wed, Mar 14

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Magician Mark Correia

Mark Correia is a world renowned magician, actor and world record holder that will astonish kids with sleight of hand magi...

Thu, Mar 15

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn Magic Tricks for Teens

Join us for a live magic show performance and an interactive workshop that will demonstrate and teach you how to do magic ...

Regular Programs

Sat, Feb 24

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Chess Club

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in.

Mon, Feb 26

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Leading To Reading (LTR)

Leading to Reading is a free program for children Grades 1-6 in need of extra support in reading and writing. Children are...

Tue, Feb 27

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

English Conversation Circle

Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends. ...