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Alderwood Branch (AD)
Read the latest news from Alderwood Library on the Brentwood & Lakeshore Libraries blog
 
Alderwood Library
Mon.:
10:00 a.m.
-
8:30 p.m.
Tue.:
12:30 p.m.
-
8:30 p.m.
Wed.:
10:00 a.m.
-
6:00 p.m.
Thu.:
10:00 a.m.
-
6:00 p.m.
Fri.:
10:00 a.m.
-
6:00 p.m.
Sat.:
9:00 a.m.
-
5:00 p.m.
Sun.:
Closed

Wheelchair access Facilities for people with disabilities
2 Oriana Drive
Toronto, ON, M8W 4Y1
416-394-5310

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Directions
Closest major intersection: Brown's Line and Horner Avenue.
Located on north side of Horner Avenue west of Brown's Line.

Parking
Free - Shared facility with Parks & Recreation and Toronto District School Board

Public Transit
Bus 110A from Islington Ave. subway to Horner and Brown's Line.



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Collections Available

  • Best Bets
  • Books on Tape or CD/Audiobooks/Cassette books
  • Career Information Collection
  • CD-ROMs - Adult
  • CD-ROMs - Children
  • English as a Second Language Materials - Adult
  • Language Learning Kits
  • Large Print Collection
  • Other: Sir Adam Beck Junior School Library Collection

French Collections

Adult Children
  • Print
  • DVDs/Videos
  • Print
  • DVDs/Videos
  • Periodicals

Services:


Equipment for people with disabilities

  • Large Print Terminals/Workstations (1)


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Historical Background

1951
Bookmobile service for the Alderwood neighbourhood is provided by the Township of Etobicoke Public Library Board at two stops, one at Albright and No. 27 Highway (now Brown's Line) and another on Horner Avenue, one block east of No. 27.

1953
Etobicoke Public Library Board considers building a library in Alderwood to meet public demand.

1958
Alderwood Branch opened at 525 Horner Avenue by the Township of Etobicoke Public Library Board, 23 January. Dunlop, Wardell, Matsui and Aitken, Architects.

1983
Refurbished

1999
Horner Avenue building closed, 27 November. Library reopened by the Toronto Public Library Board in the new Alderwood Centre, 20 December. Centre constructed in partnership with the Toronto District School Board (to house Sir Adam Beck School), the City of Toronto Parks and Recreation Department, and the Alderwood Action Day Care. G. Bruce Stratton Architects.

Service hours expanded by 10 additional hours per week, 20 December.

2005
Hours open per week increased from 47 hour to 48 hours, 6 September.

2007
New hours, 8 January. Hours per week increased from 48 to 50.5.


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More Information

Collection Size: 
49,830
Floor Space: 
7,341 sq.ft. (683 sq. m.)

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Updated on: November 14, 2008




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