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Pleasant Ridge Library
Pleasant Ridge Library

As an addition to the North Thornhill Community Centre, the Pleasant Ridge Library was built to meet the needs of the growing community. The library serves as a place to study, work, learn, relax, socialize and be entertained. Visitors may also find an abundance of Chinese, French, Hebrew, and Russian titles in the library's collection.


300 Pleasant Ridge Avenue
Thornhill, Ontario L4J 9B3
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Free outdoor parking is available

Public Transit

The library may be reached by the following York Region Transit routes.

Route(s) 023, 087, 470, 471

For route schedules and more information, please visit York Region Transit 


Virtual Information Desk
Reach us by phone 905-653-READ (7323), text, social media or email.

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Library Manager Area Manager - North Vaughan
Richard Anderson

Hours of Operation

9:00 am to 9:00 pm
9:00 am to 9:00 pm
9:00 am to 9:00 pm
9:00 am to 9:00 pm
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Chat and Learn in Korean / 한국어로 자유롭게 대화하며 배우기

This session will provide information in Korean about services and resources in our community for the Korean community. Offered in partnership with the Hong Fook Mental Health Association.

마음과 몸을 강하게하는 리듬 호흡법을 배워보고, Compassion Therapy를 활용하여 스트레스를 다스리고 건강한 마음으로 삶을 즐기는 법에 대한 자유로운 토론의 시간을 가져보세요.

May 24 at 10:30 AM


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24-hour Library Return

Bike Rack

Change Table

Children's Area Heated Floor

In-library Toys and Board Games

Drop-in Quiet Study Rooms (24 seats)

Individual and Group Study Space (30 seats)

Outdoor Seating

Reading Garden

Self Checkout Station

Soft Seating (26 seats)


Children's Early Literacy Stations (2)

Children's Early Literacy Stations (2)


Laptop Kiosk

Photocopier / Printer / Scanner

Public Computers

Wireless Internet Access

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World Languages Collection

Pleasant Ridge Library collects materials in a variety of different languages. View our World Languages Collection.

Accessibility Features

Automatic Sliding Main Entry Doors

Single Level Library

Wheelchair Accessible Height-Adjustable Desk

Wheelchair Accessible Height-Adjustable Self Checkout Stations

Outdoor Wheelchair Accessible Table

Accessible Height Book Return

Accessible Spaces and Aisles

Accessible Washrooms

Access to CELA library

Home Library Services

Magnifying Bookmarks (For sale)


Language Line Phone

Strobe Light Fire Alarms

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Land Acknowledgement

Vaughan Public Libraries respectfully acknowledges that our libraries were built upon the Territory and Treaty lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation per the Toronto Purchase agreement or Treaty 13.

We also recognize we are situated in the traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee who occupied this land before the arrival of European settlers.

The City of Vaughan is currently home to many First Nations, Inuit and Métis people. We acknowledge their contributions to the life and prosperity of this land.

As representatives of the people of the City of Vaughan, we are grateful to have the opportunity to work and live in this territory.

  • Opened to the public on December 20, 2014.

  • 8,500 square feet containing over 45,000 items.

  • For more facts and figures, view the Library Fact Sheet.