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Service Update

On Tuesday, October 4, there will be limited availability of public computers and self check-out machines at Parkdale. The closest branch with available public computers is Bloor/Gladstone.

1303 Queen Street West,
Toronto, ON  M6K 1L6

Phone: 416-393-7686


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 Parkdale 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.

Email Answerline

Directions, TTC & Parking

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Closest major intersection Queen Street West and Dufferin Street. Located on the south side of Queen Street West at Cowan Ave.

Public Transit

TTC Dufferin bus #29 southbound from Dufferin subway station to Queen Street, walk 5 minutes west to the library.
TTC streetcar #501 along Queen Street West to Brock Street.



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Upcoming Programs

Featured Programs

Fri, Sep 30

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies with Author Tsering Yangzom Lama

Join author Tsering Yangzom Lama as she reads from her debut novel We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies. Moderated discuss...

Tue, Oct 04

3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Zine Making for Teens

Learn how to create hand-made zines! Get creative and put together your own zine using paper, stamps, and other materials....

Wed, Oct 05

3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Cricut Crafts!

Learn to use our Cricut cutting machine! You can create bunting, greeting cards, artwork and more! All supplies...

Regular Programs

Fri, Sep 30

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Video Gaming for Teens

Enjoy a video gaming session with your friends! We have games on PS4 and Switch. Drop-in, no registration requi...

Sat, Oct 01

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Family Time

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

Mon, Oct 03

3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Teen Board Game Night

Come to the Parkdale Youth Hub to enjoy a night of some board game fun. Select from any of our board games, including Code...