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The List

We've selected 100 more fantastic books for you!

Online Services

LinkedIn Learning

Watch over 3,500 video courses on subjects like web design, 3D animation and audio editing.

Booklist

Don't Panic!

Celebrating Douglas Adams's "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" in honour of Towel Day.

Booklist

Jewish Heritage Month

Read these stories from different Jewish cultures, moments in time, experiences and voices.

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Consultations publiques

Joignez-nous pour discuter la sélection et la promotion des collections en français.

Special Collections

Stan Lee and His Marvel-ous Career

Learn about our exhibit on now at our Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation & Fantasy.

Kids

Symphony Storytimes

Join us for virtual storytelling experiences accompanied by Toronto Symphony Orchestra musicians.

Online Services

MIT Press Direct

Explore our latest collection of digital research books available from MIT Press Direct.

Books

The Buzz...About Books

A Book About A City

Recommendations from staff and TPL Reading Challenge participants.

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Upcoming online programs

  • Asian Heritage Month

    Enjoy a variety of programs and reading lists for all ages that celebrate the diversity of Asian heritage and culture.

    • Explore Careers in Education

      Wed May 25, 2022 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Do you love teaching and coaching people, but you don't want to work as a teacher? Learn about career pathways in the realm of instructional design and development to facilitation. Discover where you can dabble in your passio...

    • Tree Stories and Environmental Ethics in Richard Powers' The Overstory

      Thu May 26, 2022 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Trees are all around us. We climb them, tell stories about them, write on paper, at desks, in homes made from them. But most people take them for granted. Focusing on Richard Powers' novel " T...

    • Answering the Call of the Wild in Alice Munro's "Meneseteung"

      Tue May 31, 2022 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Alice Munro's "Meneseteung" (" Friend of My Youth ," 1990) possesses the richness and complexity of a novel. This talk outlines how the "wild" - as found both inside and outside each of us...

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