Gerrard Ashdale Library Exterior

1432 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON  M4L 1Z6

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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

  • 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 Library Exterior

Upcoming Programs

Featured Programs

Fri, Jan 18

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

P.A. Day Makers: KEVA Cityscapes

Calling all aspiring builders and engineers! Stand tall by constructing your own building. Work with fellow builders to cr...

Wed, Feb 13

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Mon, Mar 11

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Henna Hand Painting

A hands on henna hand painting workshop hosted by Kuntal Patel.

Regular Programs

Fri, Jan 18

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Baby Time

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, finger plays and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or car...

Sat, Jan 19

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Family Story

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers. ...

Sat, Jan 19

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Ashdale Writers Group

Share a piece of your own work in a friendly and supportive environment. New member are always welcome! Meetings are held ...