Holiday Closures: The Library is closed on Dec. 25, Dec. 26, and Jan. 1. On Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 the Library is open from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Upcoming Programs

PA Day Program on Dec. 6 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.: PA Day Builders – Lego, Keva and Feltro

Use your imagination to create and build amazing structures with LEGO blocks, wooden KEVA planks and magnetic FELTRO tiles. No registration required. Limit of 20 children between the ages of 6-12 years.

Baby Time will be offered on Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m., from Jan. 8 to Feb. 12.  Register and attend the first program on the same day!  In-person registration begins at 10 a.m. on January 8. Baby Time is a 30-minute program and it will be held for six weeks. The program consists of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. There is a limit of 15 babies. Due to the popularity of this program, participants must have a valid Toronto Public Library card and plan to arrive early.

Monday Night at the Movies is a weekly program for adults and it is held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The movies are free and you are welcome to bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch to learn the title of the current movie.

Knitting and Crocheting Drop-In is held on Saturday mornings, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Volunteers are available to help you learn new skills and untangle difficult stitches.  A variety of pattern books and magazines are available to borrow. The last program of 2019 is on Dec. 21 and it resumes on Jan. 11.

10th Annual Bingo Marathon will be held on Saturday, January 25, from 1:30-3:00 p.m.  This multi-generational program is held to celebrate Family Literacy Month and is great fun for the whole family! Bring your friends to play Bingo, win book prizes and enjoy some time together at the library.

Book a Librarian sessions are held on most Mondays between 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Do you need help to download eBooks, emagazines or eAudiobooks? Are you unsure how to use the library’s online resources, like Ancestry Library Edition, and Mango Languages?  Phone the library to reserve an hour of one-on-one session with library staff.

 The Museum and Arts Pass (MAP) allows your family to explore some of Toronto’s cultural and arts treasures for free. Passes are available to adult library card holders beginning on Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. The Port Union Library distributes MAP Passes for the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Toronto History Museums and the Textile Museum of Canada.

For more program information, consult our “What’s On” publication, visit the website at or phone Answerline at 416-393-7131.

Submitted by Seema Datta, Senior Library Assistant, Port Union Library


Monday            10:00 – 8:30

Tuesday           12:30 – 8:30

Wednesday     10:00 – 6:00

Thursday         12:30 – 8:30

Friday               10:00 – 6:00

Saturday          9:00 – 5:00

Sunday             Closed