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A Storied Gift: Tribute Giving

For birthdays, weddings, holidays and other special occasions, or to honour the memory of a loved one, you can make a donation to Toronto Public Library Foundation in the name of a person you cherish. Your gift will help enhance community spaces, collections and programs at Toronto's Library.

Choose from a broad range of images from the Library's Special Collections and we'll send a beautiful card to the recipient with a message from you inside. A minimum donation of $10 required per card.

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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.

Support Your Library

Donors Make a Difference
Buy or donate a book at Book Ends. Proceeds support Library programs.

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