Swansea Memorial Branch - Toronto Public Library. Origins WW1 and Women’s Patriotic League of Swansea circa 1920s. Relocated to Swansea Municipal Building, 95 Lavinia Avenue. N.A. Armstrong, Architect. Building officially opened, 20 May 1959. Closed for building renovation and retrofit, 13 April 1991.
Long Branch - Toronto Public Library. New building opens in the current location, 26 May, and is officially opened, 8 June. Murray Brown & Elton, Architects designed the four-room, $45,000 building. The relief carving of a reader located above the main entrance is unattributed, but it may be the work of Toronto sculptor E. B. (Elford Bradley) Cox (1914/19-2003).
Richview Branch - Toronto Public Library. Officially opened by the Etobicoke Public Library Board, October 16 1966. Building included a regional library and Etobicoke Public Libraries' administrative headquarters -Dunlop, Wardell, Matsui, Aitken Architects. 1984-1985 Closed for renovation by Stinson, Montgomery & Sisam Architects. 2010 first floor renovation, Makrimichalos Cugini Architects.
Original East York Library - 1948 a former residence purchased for a library. 1950: East York Public Library officially opened at the northeast corner of Coxwell and Mortimer avenues, 26 April. Renovation by H. E. Witmer, Architect. Cardinal design by Thoreau MacDonald adopted as the library's logo. 1955: Library Board resolves to build a central library to replace "the present facilities which have become inadequate,"
Malvern Branch - Toronto Public Library - Malvern Community Branch opened in Malvern Community Recreation Centre and Library by the Scarborough Public Library Board, 13 October. Architect, A.M. Ingleson Associates. Closed 2003-2004 for renovation and expansion, Phillip H. Carter Architect and Kingsland & Architects Inc., (in joint venture).
Runnymede Branch - Toronto Public Library. Opened 1930 John M. Lyle Architect. 1978-1979 renovated by Stinson Montgomery Sisam Architects. 2004-2005 renovation by G. Bruce Stratton Architects. 2007 Ontario Association of Architects - Winner, Design Excellence.
Locke Branch: The Toronto Public Library Board is given a capital grant of $125,000 by the City of Toronto for construction and equipment of a new library in the northern part of the city (at Yonge Lawrence corner of the park). Beck & Eadie, Architects are commissioned to design the branch in consultation with Eric Arthur. George H. Locke Memorial Branch opens on 5 January 1949 (named after the former chief librarian). Renovated 1982 by Stinson Montgomery & Sisam, Architects.