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Service Update

All Toronto Public Library branches will be closed on Monday, February 15th for Family Day. Libraries will be open for their regularly-scheduled Sunday hours on Sunday, February 14th. More information about holiday hours.


Growing a Reader: Kids' Books, Tips and More
Feb 12  |  Daniel
Business & Personal Finance
Feb 11  |  Thanusa

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Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month with great programs for everyone at branches across the city.
Personal Finance
The library has what you need to spend the least and make the most of your money.
Long Overdue for Libraries
Learn more about this issue and show your support.
Appel Salon
The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon is a place where writers, thinkers, movers and shakers come together for discussions, debates and more.
The eh List Author Series
The eh List brings you the authors of Canada's most popular books of the season.

Featured Programs

Wed, Feb 17 @ 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Celebrate the unique and diverse LGBTQ+ youth of our community with the launch of our ...

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Toronto Reference Library
Thu, Feb 18 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The celebrated Jamaican novelist and 2015 Man Booker Prize winner, Marlon James, on A ...

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Victoria Village
Thu, Feb 18 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Short-listed for the 2015 Roger Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, author Pamela Mordecai t...

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Toronto Reference Library
Fri, Feb 19 @ 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Veteran investigative reporter, Andrew Mitrovica, discusses Canada's controversial so-...

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Sat, Feb 20 @ 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join well-known author Karen Krossing in a writing workshop to learn how to create sto...

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