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

Fri, Sep 30

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Film Screening - Six Miles Deep

In observance of the 2nd National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Gerrard Ashdale Branch is hosting a screening of Six M...

Fri, Oct 07

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

P.A. Day Movie Afternoon: Sing 2

Come join us for a Family Fun movie "Sing 2" (110 min) at 2pm. Bring your own popcorn, drinks, and blankets for a comfy ex...

Thu, Oct 20

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Make your own Kombucha

Nidhi Sachdeva will guide us through the ins and outs of this powerful drink, and how to make it at home! It is simple, i...

Regular Programs

Sat, Oct 01

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday Chess Club

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

Wed, Oct 05

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

After School Chess Club

Learn, Play, and Have Fun with Chess! Join us and blend the sheer enjoyment of the game with the many benefits that it pro...

Fri, Oct 07

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Family Time

Join us for a fun storytime of stories, songs and rhymes! For children ages 5 and under with their parents or caregiv...