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Service Update

North York Central Library is closed temporarily for renovations. A pop-up location with limited service will open at North York Centre Mall on Monday, December 12. More information.


Toronto Reference Library Blog
Dec 08  |  Melanie
The Buzz...About Books
Dec 09  |  Lynn
Growing a Reader: Kids' Books, Tips and More
Dec 08  |  RayL

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What's New

First and Best 2016
The best Canadian books to help kids get ready for reading. Borrow your copy today.
Once Upon a Time
An enchanting exhibit celebrating our best-loved folk and fairy tales. Nov. 5 – Jan. 15.
Cosmopolis Toronto: The World in One City
A city-wide photo exhibit exploring the journeys of newcomers to Toronto Nov. 3 – Jan. 8.
Changes to Overdue Fines
We are changing our overdue fines to reduce barriers to library use.
Long Overdue for Libraries
Learn more about this issue and show your support.

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Toronto Reference Library
Tue, Dec 13 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

This event is now being held at the Toronto Reference Library....

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Toronto Reference Library
Wed, Dec 14 @ 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Celebrate the release of "We Found A Hat", with author Jon Klassen. Some of his friend...

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Don Mills
Wed, Dec 14 @ 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Join artist Annie Wong for an evening celebrating and sharing dynamic and diverse arti...

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Toronto Reference Library
Thu, Dec 15 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

AIDS activist Tim McCaskell, author of Queer Progress: From Homophobia to Homonational...

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Toronto Reference Library
Fri, Dec 16 @ 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Erez Sussman is a Royal Conservatory of Music National Gold Medalist in Classical Guit...

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