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Donor support helps make Toronto's Library great!

Donors to the Toronto Public Library Foundation provide resources for vital needs not covered by municipal funding. Your support will help:

  • bring the joy of reading to children
  • deliver books to home-bound seniors
  • provide newcomer students with homework help
  • teach entrepreneurs the skills they need to succeed
  • build world-class book collections
  • rejuvenate community branches

Please help support programs that foster development and success for young children, youth, adults and seniors all across our city.

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Toronto Public Library Foundation

Toronto Public Library Foundation was established in 1997 as a registered charity. Our mission is to provide essential resources for the enhancement of Toronto Public Library and to allocate funds to priority needs not supported by municipal funding. Our donors help to provide Toronto's Library with improved and expanded collections, enhanced programs and services, and revitalized community spaces.


More Ways to Become a Donor

Help get Toronto's children Ready for Reading

Help preschoolers get ready for a lifetime of reading.

Help Build Our Collections

Demonstrate your belief in the power of libraries and reading by making a donation to help build TPL's Collections – which are as varied and vital as the people who enjoy them.

Leave a Legacy

Be part of the next chapter of your library. Consider leaving a bequest to the Library in your Will, life insurance or trust.

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