Cliff Wright Branch
When the Lakewood Civic Centre opened in October, 1988, the Lakeview Library relocated to the complex. The branch was officially opened on January 9, 1989, as the Lakewood Branch Library, and was renamed after former mayor, Cliff Wright, on March 30, 1989.
The Cliff Wright Branch is wheelchair accessible and has a bookdrop open 24 hours a day.
How to use this Location
Make a trip to SPL a part of your day.
Located in the Lakewood Civic Centre, which also houses a swimming pool, gymnasium, and cardio and weight rooms, Cliff Wright Branch is one of the busiest in the city!
It's easy to see why: for over 25 years our spacious, sunny reading areas have been a great place to catch up with friends, wait for kids to finish swimming lessons, or pick up that Bestseller on hold. Our circular story room features a wood land mural and lots of fun activities, games and programs for all ages. Whether you are socializing, studying, or storytelling, Cliff Wright branch is a great place to get everything done.
There is free parking available at the Cliff Wright branch. You can also get there by taking public transit:
Route 19 (Centre Mall)
Route 86 (Rosewood)
Route 50 (Lakeview)
and Route 55 (Lakeridge/University)
Computers & Wireless Internet
Use one of our one-hour, bookable computer stations to access the Internet. Documents cannot be save to the desktop computers. Book a computer up to three days in advance to secure your time. Printing fees may apply.
Bring your own laptop or mobile device to use our free wireless Internet service throughout the branch.
Kids can try out one of our dedicated children's educational computers.
Alice Turner branch currently has black and white photocopying and printing available from our public computers. Scanning to a USB drive is available from the photocopier. We unfortunately do not offer faxing at this location.
Your Next Great Read
Looking for something to read, listen to or watch? Give us a little (or a lot) of information about what you are interested in, and we will help you find exactly what you need.
We have auditoriums and meeting rooms available for rent. Book up to three months in advance to ensure your spot. Subsidized pricing is available for non-profit organizations
Group Loans and Class Tours
Book a tour with us, or set up a group loan for your classroom. With two weeks' notice, We can plan to present themed storytimes, library orientations and special programs.