Architectural Index for Ontario


Information on Building Type: Libraries

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.



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Address: 327 Bathurst Street
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Charles R. Sanderson Library



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Address: 1431 Bathurst Street
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Wychwood Branch Library



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Address: 496 Birchmount Road
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Albert Campbell Library



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Address: 1101 Bloor Street West
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Bloor Gladstone Library



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Address: 2118 Bloor Street West
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Runnymede Library



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Address: 370 Broadview Avenue
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Riverdale Branch



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Address: 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd.
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Mississauga Central Library



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Address: 430 Burnhamthorpe Rd.
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Eatonville Branch Library



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Address: 214 College Street
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Central Reference Library
Notes: SEE under new building name: Koffler Student Services Centre.



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Address: 230 College Street
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Shore + Moffat Library
Notes: SEE under building name: Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the same address [library occupies 2nd floor]



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Address: 239 College Street
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Lillian Smith Library



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Address: 171 Front Street East
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: St. Lawrence Branch



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Address: 1432 Gerrard Street East
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Gerrard Ashdale Branch



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Address: 5 Hoskin Avenue
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Wycliffe College



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Address: 2 King Street (Weston)
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Weston Public Library



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Address: 7 King's College Circle
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: University of Toronto Library
Notes: Now houses the Departments of English and French.



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Address: 7 King's College Circle
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Gerstein Science Info Centre



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Address: 15 King's College Circle
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: University College Laidlaw Library



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Address: 127 Main Street
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Main Street Branch Library



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Address: 341 Oakwood Avenue
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Oakwood Village Library /Arts Centre



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Address: 701 Pape Avenue
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Pape / Danforth Library



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Address: 406 Parliament Street
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Parliament Street Branch



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Address: 765 Queen Street East
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Saulter Street Branch Library
Notes: Functioned as Postal Station "G" for 61 years. Closed in 1975 and remained vacant for almost five years until it was rescued by the community to serve as a library and function as part of the Ralph Thornton Community Centre (it is a tenant).



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Address: 2161 Queen Street East
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Beaches Branch Library



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Address: 1115 Queen Street West
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Parkdale Branch Library
Notes: One of several "Carnegie Libraries" in Toronto. Now the Beatrice Lillie Health Centre, a public health office.



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Address: 71 Queen's Park Crescent E.
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: E. J. Pratt Library



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Address: 228 Roncesvalles Avenue
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: High Park Library



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Address: 40 St. Clair Avenue East
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Deer Park Library



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Address: 40 St. George Street
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Boys and Girls House



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Address: 130 St. George Street
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Robarts Library



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Address: 214 Wright Avenue
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: High Park Library



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Address: 215 Yonge Boulevard
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Burns Hall
Notes: Part of the former NATO officers' training school.



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Address: 789 Yonge Street
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Toronto Reference Library
Notes: Formerly the Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library. (Name changed with the city amalgamation of 1998) The building that occupied the site of the library housed the the first Victoria College medical school. See also: no.10 Asquith Avenue.



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Address: 3083 Yonge Street
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: George H. Locke Memorial Library



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Address: 5120 Yonge Street
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: North York Central Library



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Address: 22 Yorkville Avenue
Type of Building: Libraries
Name of Building: Yorkville Public Library
Notes: One of several "Carnegie" libraries in Toronto.