York Woods Branch Renovation

York Woods Branch has been a valued part of your community since 1970.

Toronto Public Library is preparing plans to renovate the branch to revitalize all of its public spaces, to improve operational efficiency and delivery of service that meets the needs of the community.

About the Renovation

At the June Toronto Public Library Board meeting, the library board approved the closure of the York Woods branch for approximately 24 months for a major renovation. The branch closed at the end of the day on Saturday, September 21, 2019.

The renovation of the branch will:

There will be regular communication and reporting to all stakeholders at key milestones throughout the project.

Service During the Closure

During the closure, the library will provide service in a 3,000 square foot space on the concourse level of the Yorkgate Mall, at the northwest corner of Jane and Finch. The telephone number is 416-395-0768.

Yorkgate Mall pop-up hours

Youth Hub runs from 3:30 to 7:00 pm on weekdays and during this time, seated study is limited to Youth Hub participants (i.e., youth 13-19 years old). Access to computers, printing, and photocopying is available to everyone throughout our opening hours.

Service will include:

The Rita Cox Black and Caribbean Heritage Collection has been relocated to Downsview during the renovation.

Community Outreach

During the renovation, York Woods staff will continue to provide programming at alternate locations in the community. Please call Answerline at 416-393-7131 for a list of programs at alternate locations.

We are interested in your ideas and opinions regarding the York Woods Branch Renovation Project. Tell us what you think!