Service Update

We will be performing necessary site upgrades on Sunday, April 2 from 7:00 am until approximately 1:30 pm. During this time, you may experience intermittent issues accessing Account, placing holds, and searching for programs and materials. We appreciate your patience.

tpl: opens doors

Have you unlocked everything the library has for you? Open up to all the opportunities and experiences you have yet to discover.

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Virtual Interview Rooms

Book these quiet, welcoming spaces at North York Central Library and Malvern Branch to participate in virtual job interviews.

Service Update

Switch to Libby

Learn how to sync your account and saved lists before the OverDrive app retires on May 1.

Online Services

Interactive History Map

Explore our vintage photos and history books by picking a neighbourhood.


National Indigenous Languages Day

Let's learn more about revitalization and preservation of Indigenous languages.


Youth Hubs

A welcoming place for teens after school, with helpful staff, daily activities, tech and snacks!


Albert and Clara Lahmer Memorial Lecture

Join us in person for a look at children's literature from a book reviewer's point of view.


Ramadan Books for Kids

Celebrate and learn more with these titles recommended by our children's librarians.

Online Services


Discover how to repair automobiles and electronics, self-publish a book, or complete legal forms.


Art & Culture

2023 Oscars Reading List

Read the books that inspired the movies nominated for the 95th Academy Awards.

Browse blogs and podcasts

Upcoming programs

Digital Archive Ontario

Explore digital collections and library content for all Ontario residents.

Financial support from the Ontario government is gratefully acknowledged.
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