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2014

  • Toronto Public Library is one of the world's busiest library systems

  • We had more than 18 million visits to our 99 branches

  • 72% of Torontonians use Toronto Public Library

  • 1.3 million people are registered Toronto Public Library cardholders

  • Collections are comprised of over 10.5 million items including books, CDs, DVDs and eBooks, with 40 languages represented in library materials

  • Torontonians borrowed library materials 32 million times

  • Circulation of e-content surpassed 2 million

  • There were over 30 million visits to torontopubliclibrary.ca

  • There were 2.3 million wireless sessions in library branches

  • Staff answered 7.1 million information requests

  • More than 850,000 participants attended 34,000 library programs