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What's New

Appel Salon Programs
Jennifer Egan, Salman Rushdie and Matthew Weiner headline our fall season.
The eh List Writer Series
Enjoy conversations on Canadian literature with award-winning authors, poets, journalists and exciting new voices.
Célébrez la Journée des Franco-Ontariens
Célébrez la Journée des Franco-Ontariens en lisant un ou plusieurs livres d'un de nos auteurs de l'Ontario.
6 Degrees
Join us for free, live stream events and discussions at participating branches, Sept 25-27.
North York Central Library Renovation Update
North York Central Library is closed for the remainder of 2017 for renovations. A pop-up location with limited service is open at North York Centre Mall.
Long Overdue for Libraries
Learn more about this issue and show your support.

Financial support from the Ontario government is gratefully acknowledged

Featured Programs

Barbara Frum
Mon, Sep 25 @ 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Edward M. Brown, CEO of the Ontario Telemedicine Network, explains how digital tec...

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Tue, Sep 26 @ 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Ellen Roseman, consumer columnist, Toronto Star, and Julie Kuzmic, Equifax Canada will...

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Tue, Sep 26 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

From the critically acclaimed author of

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Wed, Sep 27 @ 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Virtual reality (VR) is not just for gaming as Toronto hospitals are using the technol...

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Northern District
Wed, Sep 27 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

What makes lasting love? How do you mend a broken heart? Authors Glenn Dixon (

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