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Collection Reproduction Services

The Library is a great source of visual documentation on a wide array of subjects. Search our site for illustrated publications, visit our Special Collections Centre at the Toronto Reference Library or explore the Library's online Digital Archive for images.

Ordering a Reproduction

Submit the Reproduction Order Form to the library or department who cares for the item you want reproduced in person, by mail, email or fax. Please use the order codes so we know if you're asking for a digital or print reproduction. If you're not sure of your digital requirements, call us at 416-393-7156 for help.

Photographic and Digital Reproduction Service
Toronto Public Library
789 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario M4W 2G8
Attention:Special Collections Department

FAX: 416-393-7147
Attention: Special Collections Department

Email: - Subject: Image order from website

Telephone Enquiries: 416-393-7156

Schedule of Fees for Digital Reproduction by Size of Original
Digital Image Size Fee Charged
Existing digital image (any size original) $25.00
New digital image - from original - any size up to, but not including, 11"x17" $25.00
New digital image from 11"x17" to 40"x60" $50.00
Set up fee for oversize (one fee per order) $50.00
Schedule of Fees for Portable Data Storage Devices
Portable Device Cost
USB Drive $10.00
CD or DVD $2.00
Schedule of Fees for Paper Reproduction by Paper Size and Minimum Fees for Mailing
Products and Services Fees
8" x 10" $25.00
11"x 14" $40.00
16" x 20" $50.00
Mailing Within Canada $3.50 minimum
Mailing International $5.00 minimum




The Toronto Public library can neither grant nor deny permission to copy or publish photographs and other reproductions purchased from this office. It is the recipient's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions (such as donor restrictions, privacy rights, publicity rights, licensing and trademarks) when using, publishing or otherwise distributing materials received from Toronto Public Library.


Only library materials will be reproduced.


Reproduction of images on commercial merchandise may involve licensing fees.

Printed Reproductions

For printed reproductions, digital files are not provided.


If material reproduced from the Library's collections is published, a credit line, "Courtesy of Toronto Public Library" is appreciated.