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Read Indigenous 2023

Our 2023 picks for all ages are here! Check out our recommended reads.


New and Notable

Find summer-worthy rom-coms, mysteries and thrillers coming out this month.


Get Your Green Thumb On

From houseplants to vegetables, make the most of your flora with tips from Toronto Master Gardeners.


Music Technology Discussion Series

Explore the evolution of music through the lens of digital technologies with composer Jason Cullimore.


The List: Great Reads for Youth

Browse 100 YA books that will make you laugh, cry, reflect, debate, celebrate and grow.

Special Collections

Plants to Avoid in Sci-Fi Books

Read our blog post about dangerous flora and fauna in six science fiction and fantasy books.


Picture Books for Pride Month

What's new in our collection? Our children's librarians share their recommendations.

Online Services

Career Cruising

Research different career profiles to match your skills and explore educational requirements.


Digital Library Services

Find Crafting Inspiration

Check out magazines, videos, courses and books on crafting and get inspired for your next project.

Browse blogs and podcasts

Upcoming programs

  • Pride Month

    Discover collections, events, programs, services and resources for all ages that reflect diversity, promote inclusivity and encourage learning. There are lots of different ways to participate in Pride Month at your library – from guest speakers to book clubs, and craft workshops to drag queen storytimes.

    • Daniel Allen Cox: I Felt the End Before it Came

      Tue Jun 06, 2023 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      Location: Yorkville

      Daniel Allen Cox joins us to discuss his new memoir, I Felt the End Before It Came: Memoirs of a Queer E...

    • Poetry Saved Our Lives

      4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
      Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

      Coach Desiree Mckenzie leads a series of workshops on poetry and spoken word. Develop your art and showcase your talents. Drop-in, no registration required. Bio: Desiree Mckenzie is an award-winning poet, national...

      Upcoming Dates:

      • Wed Jun 07
    • Camping 101 with Parks Canada

      Wed Jun 07, 2023 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
      Location: Queen/Saulter

      Learn to camp with Parks Canada and Rouge National Park. Discover the basics of front country camping. Together, we explore how to safely try camping for the first time. We cover topics such as necessary equipment, wildlife c...

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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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