Branches

There are currently 18 active branches of the Toronto Seed Library. You can also find us at pop-up events related to food, seeds, the environment, sustainability, agriculture, The Commons, and more!

*Note* – You do not need to return seeds to the same branch you borrowed them from. Seeds can be borrowed at and returned to any of our branches. Be sure to check ahead for events, details and hours of operation!

On-Location Branches

A-Z List of On-Site Branches

160 Bartley Drive
Location ~ 160 Bartley Dr.
Contact ~ TEMPORARILY INACTIVE

Black Creek Community Farm
Location ~ 4929 Jane St. North York
Contact ~ TEMPORARILY INACTIVE
Partner ~ Black Creek | Everdale

Carrot Green Roof/Alter Eden (The Danforth)
Location ~ 348 Danforth Ave. (on the roof)
Contact ~ Gillian Leitch: alter_eden@hotmail.com
Hours of Operation ~ Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 10am-6pm
Partner The Carrot Green Roof

Church of Saint Stephen-in-the-Fields (Kensington Market)
Location ~ 103 Bellevue Ave.
Contact ~ TEMPORARILY INACTIVE
Partner ~ Church of Saint Stephen–in–the–Fields

Community Action Resource Centre (West Toronto)
Location ~ 1652 Keele St.
Contact ~ TEMPORARILY INACTIVE
PartnerCommunity Action Resource Centre

CRC Regent Park Food Centre
Location ~ 40 Oaks St.
Contact ~ Ashrafi Ahmed: ashrafia@tcrc.ca
Hours of Operation ~ Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
PartnerCRC Regent Park Food Centre

GrOCAD @ OCAD University
Location ~ 113 McCaul St. [only available to OCAD U students]
Contact ~ TEMPORARILY INACTIVE
Partner ~ The Learning Zone at OCAD University

Harvest Noon Café @ University of Toronto
Location ~ 16 Bancroft Ave. (GSU Building, 2nd Floor)
Contact ~ INACTIVE FOR THE SEASON
Partner
 ~ Harvest Noon Café

High Park Nature Centre
Location ~ 375 Colborne Lodge Dr. (inside High Park)
Contact  ~  Jon Hayes: 416-392-1748 ext. 2 | jon@highpark.org
Hours of Operation ~ Email or call ahead for hours of operation
Partner ~ High Park Nature Centre

iSchool Inforum @ University of Toronto
Location ~ Inforum (Library), Faculty of Information, 140 St. George Street. 5th Floor
Contact ~ Nalini Singh: 416-978-7060 | nalini.singh@utoronto.ca
Hours of Operation ~ Library’s hours shift throughout the year and can be found here
Partner ~ Reference Librarian Nalini Singh and the Inforum Staff

LAMP Community Health Centre (Etobicoke)
Location ~ 185 Fifth St.
Contact ~ Makiko Hatashita: 416-252-9701 ext. 271 | makih@lampchc.org
Hours of Operation ~ Mon-Fri 8am-8pm
Partner ~ LAMP Community Health Centre

Maloca Community Garden @ York University
Location ~ 4700 Keele St.
Contact ~ Alexander Gopen: alexandergopen@gmail.com
Hours of Operation ~ Contact to make an appointment
Partner ~ Maloca Community Garden

MacGregor Playground Seed Library
Location ~
The MacGregor Playground Fieldhouse at 346 Lansdowne Avenue, just north of College
Contact ~
 Kristen Fahrig: 416-576-9009 | botanicus.art@gmail.com
Partner ~ Botanicus Art Ensemble
Hours of Operation ~ This Seed Library is located in a fieldhouse in a public park. Hours of operation change seasonally. Contact botanicusart@gmail.com or visit botanicusart.com for more information.

– Spring hours:
Mondays 2-5pm, Saturdays 10am-1pm
 – Summer hours (beginning July 4th):
Mondays 5-9pm, Wednesdays 9am-1pm, Saturdays 10am-1pm

New College @ University of Toronto

Location 
~ 20 Willcocks St. (DG Ivey Library)
Contact ~ Jeff Newman: 416-978-2493 | jeff.newman@utoronto.ca | www.newcollege.utoronto.ca/academics/new-college-academic-programs/d-g-ivey-library
Hours of Operation ~ Library’s hours shift throughout the year and can be found here
Partner ~ Office of Residence and Student Life & DG Ivey Library

OISE Library
Location ~ 252 Bloor St. West
Contact ~ Monique Flaccavento: 416-978-1850 | monique.flaccavento@utoronto.ca
Hours of Operation ~Library’s hours shift throughout the year and can be found here
Partner ~ OISE Library

PermacultureGTA (Thornhill)
Location ~ Mobile branch
Contact ~ Natalie Côté: 647-703-2150 | natalie.liliane@permaculturegta.org
Hours of Operation ~ Contact to coordinate an appointment
Partner ~ PermacultureGTA

Regenesis @ York University
Location ~ 347 York Lanes, 4700 Keele St.
Contact ~ Shadiya Aidid: 416-736-2100, ext. 31520 | shadiya@regenes.is
Hours of Operation ~ Mon-Thurs 9am-4pm
Partner Regenesis

Riverdale Hub
Location ~ 1326 Gerrard St. East
Contact ~ Deanna Hove: 416-465-6021 | deanna@riverdalehub.ca
Hours of Operation ~ Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Partner ~ Riverdale Hub

Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office
Location ~ 18 Thorncliffe Park Dr.
Contact ~ Esha Kidwai: 416-467-0126, ext. 247 | ekidwai@thorncliffe.org
Hours of Operation ~ Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm
Partner ~ Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office

Toronto Botanical Garden (North York)
Location ~ 777 Lawrence Ave. East
Contact ~ Mark Stewart: 416-397-1375 | librarian@torontobotanicalgarden.ca
Hours of Operation ~ Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm
Partner ~ Toronto Botanical Garden

Toronto People With AIDS Foundation (Moss Park)
Location ~ 200 Gerrard St. East (2nd Floor)
Contact ~ Andrew Kinsman: 416-506-1400, ext. 221 | akinsman@pwatoronto.org
Hours of Operation ~ Mon-Tues 10am-6pm, Wed-Thurs 10am-8pm, Fri 9am-5pm
Partner ~ Toronto People With AIDS

Toronto Tool Library Downsview
Location ~ 2793 Keele St. (inside Downsview Library)
Contact ~ TEMPORARILY INACTIVE
Partner Institute for a Resource Based Economy (IRBE)

Toronto Tool Library Hillcrest
Location ~ 830 St. Clair W.
Contact ~ 647-498-4087 | torontotoollibrary.com
Hours of Operation ~ Tues 3-8pm, Thurs 3-8pm, Sat 10am-3pm, Sun 11am-4pm
Partner ~ Institute for a Resource Based Economy (IRBE)

Toronto Tool Library East (East York)
Location ~  1803 Danforth Ave.
Contact ~ 647-559-6734 | torontotoollibrary.com
Hours of Operation ~ Wed 5-10pm, Thurs 5:30-9pm, Sat 10am-3pm, Sun 11am-4pm
Partner ~ Institute for a Resource Based Economy (IRBE)

Toronto Tool Library West (Parkdale)
Location ~  1499 Queen St. West (in the basement of PARC)
Contact  ~ 647-498-1258 | torontotoollibrary.com
Hours of Operation ~ Tues & Thurs 3-8pm, Sat 10am-3pm, Sun 11am-4pm
Partner ~ Institute for a Resource Based Economy (IRBE)