More Library Branches to Open On Sundays

June 20, 2016 | Media Relations

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Toronto Public Library (TPL) is very pleased to announce that more branches will be open on Sundays in response to customer demand and the TPL Board’s vision for more open hours.

Effective July 3, 2016, year-round Sunday service will begin at eight branches: Albion, Cedarbrae, Lillian H. SmithMalvern, North York Central LibraryNorthern District, Richview and the Toronto Reference Library.These are the first TPL branches to open on Sundays year-round.

Effective September 11, 2016, TPL will introduce Sunday service from September to June at six branches: Bridlewood, Centennial,Fort York, Mount Dennis, Runnymede and Scarborough Civic Centre. This brings the total number of branches that are open on Sundays from September to June to 33.

Sunday hours for all TPL branches are 1:30 to 5 pm.

Expanding Sunday service also supports the City of Toronto’s Poverty Reduction Strategy by extending access to essential services including space, technology and information.


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Michelle Leung