Service Update

All Toronto Public Library branches will be closed on Monday, February 19 for Family Day. More information about holiday hours

What's New

Celebrate Black history and culture with programs for kids, teens and adults.

Illuminating views of our city streets: explore this free exhibit of paintings, drawings and prints of Toronto from the library’s Canadian Documentary Art Collection. February 10 – April 22.

Artists are invited to submit their application for possible exhibition at one of 16 branches between September 2018-August 2019. The deadline to apply is April 3, 2018.

Looking for a book during the holidays? There’s something for everyone on The List.

Learn more about this issue and show your support.

The library is closed for renovations and a re-opening date will be announced in early 2018. A pop-up location with limited service is open at North York Centre Mall.

Financial support from the Ontario government is gratefully acknowledged

Featured Programs

Toronto Reference Library
Thu, Feb 22 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For more than thirty years, Martin Amis has written on an astonishing range of topics:...

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Victoria Village
Thu, Mar 01 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Popular author of the Murdoch series, Maureen Jennings, will join us to talk about her...

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Toronto Reference Library
Mon, Mar 05 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Peter Carey is the author of fourteen novels, is a two-time Booker prize-winner and ha...

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Toronto Reference Library
Thu, Mar 08 @ 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

In celebration of International Women's Day, two female filmmakers, Patrica Scarlett, ...

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City Hall
Thu, Mar 08 @ 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

After a debilitating diagnosis turned her life upside down, Actress Ruth Marshall, bes...

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