Architectural Index for Ontario

Information on Building Name: Annette Branch Library

Address: 145 Annette Street
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Annette Branch Library
Notes: Established in 1888 as the West Toronto Mechanic's Institute. Renamed Toronto Junction Library in 1895, then West Toronto Public Library in 1908-1909. The Toronto Public Library took it over in 1909 and then it was called the Western Branch of the TPL. It was named the Annette Street Branch in April 1962.

Building completed 1909
Altered 1980

Architects: Ellis & Connery (firm)
Sillaste & Nakashima (firm)
Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Best gift : a record of the Carnegie libraries... 1984 n/a var.
Most Attractive Resort in Town: 1989 n/a all
Review of Architecture and Landscape Architecture 1980 x ? 3
West Toronto Junction Revisited 1999 n/a 72-74