Showcasing art, artifacts, manuscripts and more from the library's extensive Special Collections.
July 4 - September 5
A nostalgic look back at sport in a simpler time, as seen through the library's Special Collections. In celebration of the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games.
September 26 - November 29
John J. Audubon's Birds of America
Life-sized images of birds from John J. Audubon's groundbreaking double elephant folio – one of only five copies in Canada.
Plan your visit
The TD Gallery at the Toronto Reference Library is a space for Torontonians and visitors alike to connect with our collective cultural memory. Stories are told and histories explored through rare and unique items from the library's Special Collections.
- Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sundays, Closed
Beyond the Gallery
Marilyn & Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre is a place to dive deeper into the library's rich and varied collections featured in the Gallery exhibits, so come to the fifth floor and explore. Ask one of our expert librarians to guide you through the material, or take a self-directed tour at your leisure.
You can also explore the Digital Archive for historical pictures, maps, manuscripts, ephemera and digitized books.