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

Thu, Apr 06

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Word Basics 1: Write a Letter

An introductory class on Microsoft Word 2019 for beginners. In this first session, you will: - Understand...

Mon, Apr 17

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Computers for Beginners: Move that Mouse

A class on how to use a mouse for absolute beginners with little or no computer experience. In this first sessi...

Fri, Jun 02

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

P.A. Movie Afternoon

Come join us for a Family Friendly movie at 2pm. Bring your own blankets, drinks and snacks for a comfy experience....

Regular Programs

Sat, Apr 01

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...

Wed, Apr 05

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Oh Snap! Working with Snap Circuits

Play with electricity and circuitry during this hands-on program! Turn on a light, spin a motor, activate a speaker and ch...

Fri, Apr 07

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 registrati...