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Local History Publications and Sales Locations at TPL

"Pssst, wanna know a secret? The Toronto Public Library produces some of the best local history books around."
Dave LeBlanc, Globe and Mail, Oct. 23, 2009, G4.

We suggest that you call ahead to the library branch or department to confirm that it continues to have copies of the titles listed below for sale.

Click the title for additional information including links to copies to borrow from the Library or to view online in pdf format from the Library's Digital Archive.

Most recent: Historical walking tour of North York Centre: celebrating the 25th anniversary of North York Central Library, 1987-2012. $2.

Local History Publications
Title For Sale
An Abridged History of the Township of Scarborough Not available
The Beach in Pictures, 1793 - 1932 Not available
Bloor Dufferin in Pictures $8
Cabbagetown in Pictures Not available
A Century of Ontario Broadsides 1793 - 1893 $2.50
A Century of Service: Toronto Public Library 1883-1983 $5.50
The Danforth in Pictures Not available
Early Toronto Newspapers 1793 - 1867 $5
Fascinating Facts About East York Not available
Historical Walking Tour of Deer Park $8
Historical Walking Tour of Kensington Market & College Street Not available
Historical Walking Tour of Kew Beach Not available
Historical Walking Tour of Lawrence Park $10
Historical walking tour of North York Centre: celebrating the 25th anniversary of North York Central Library, 1987-2012 $2
Historical Walking Tour of the Danforth Not available
A History of Scarborough $10
A History of City of Scarborough: an Annotated Bibliography $5
Landmarks of Canada: A Guide to the J. Ross Robertson Canadian Historical Collection in the Toronto Public Library $25
Memories of Scarborough: A Bicentennial Celebration $10
The Mimico Story Not available
The Most Attractive Resort in Town: Public Library Service in West Toronto Junction, 1888-2009 $20
North Toronto in Pictures Not available
Parkdale in Pictures $10
The People of Scarborough: A History $20
Recording Toronto Not available
St. Clair West in Pictures: A History of the Communities of Carlton, Davenport, Earlscourt and Oakwood $20
Signposts to Scarborough's Rural Past: A Photographic Journey $8
Their Memories: A Collaborative Project of the North York Public Library and the North York Seniors Centre $2
Toronto and Early Canada $2.50
York, Upper Canada, Minutes of Town Meetings and Lists of Inhabitants, 1797 - 1823 Not available
Yorkville in Pictures, 1853 - 1883 Not available