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All Toronto Public Library branches will be closed on Sunday, May 21 and Monday, May 22 for Victoria Day. More information about holiday hours.


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What's New

Asian Heritage Month
Celebrate the long and rich history of Asian Canadians and their contributions to our nation and culture.
North York Central Library Renovation Update
North York Central Library is closed for the reminder of 2017 for renovations. A pop-up location with limited service is open at North York Centre Mall.
Appel Salon Programs
The spring lineup includes Tracy Chevalier, Danny Ramadan and Fredrik Backman.
The eh List Author Series
The eh List brings you the authors of Canada's most popular books of the season.
Long Overdue for Libraries
Learn more about this issue and show your support.

Financial support from the Ontario government is gratefully acknowledged

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Tue, May 23 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The tragedy of Othello is transposed to a 1970s suburban Washington schoolyard, where ...

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Tue, May 23 @ 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Reg Noble, Coordinator of the Certificate in Food Security at The Chang School, Ryerso...

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S. Walter Stewart
Wed, May 24 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Meet Leslie Shimotakahara, author of After the Bloom, the story of a daughter's search...

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Northern District
Wed, May 24 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Bestselling author of The Bear, Claire Cameron on her new novel, The Last Neaderthal, ...

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Don Mills
Wed, May 24 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Acclaimed Chinese-Canadian writer Xue YiWei on his first English book, Shenzheners, in...

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