Lillian H. Smith

Lillian H. Smith Library Exterior

239 College Street,
Toronto, ON  M5T 1R5

Phone: 416-393-7746


Monday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

General Inquiries

To speak directly with staff at Lillian H. Smith 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 College Street and Spadina Ave.

Public Transit

TTC College streetcar from College subway station west to Spadina.
TTC College streetcar from Queen's Park subway station west to Spadina.
TTC Harbourfront streetcar from Union to Spadina then Spadina streetcar north to College.
TTC Spadina streetcar south from Spadina subway station to College.


Paid - Meter parking along Huron Street, more parking at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health on north side of College. BIXI bicycle stand on Huron St., along the east wall of the library.

Lillian H. Smith Library Exterior

Upcoming Programs

Featured Programs

Thu, Sep 29

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Terri Favro: The Sisters Sputnik

Award-winning, Toronto-based author Terri Favro discusses her new book, The Sisters Sputnik, inspired by her passion for r...

Tue, Oct 04

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Computers for Beginners: Use the Mouse

Computers for Beginners is a series of classes which have been designed to take a learner with no, or very few skills, fro...

Thu, Oct 06

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dystopia Book Club

Welcome to Dystopia Book Club, a place to discuss the revealing predictions and interpretations for our world in speculati...

Regular Programs

Sat, Sep 24

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Family Time

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. If your...

Tue, Sep 27

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Knitting Circle

Learn to knit! We will go through basics, from casting on to binding off, and all the knitting and purling in b...

Tue, Sep 27

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Baby Time

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