Happy Pride Month, Toronto!

Discover programs and resources for all ages that amplify and celebrate 2SLGBTQ+ voices and experiences.


Indigenous Celebrations

Learn more about Indigenous histories, languages, cultures and worldviews this National Indigenous History Month.


Read with Pride

Find recommended books by 2SLGBTQ+ authors that represent the rich diversity of our vibrant communities.


Summer Wonder

Find free activities to keep your child reading, discovering and exploring all summer long.


Youth Hubs are open all summer

Drop in for daily activities, tech access or a nutritious snack. Find a youth hub near you. 

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  • Join the TD Summer Reading Club

    Ready, set, read! Join Canada's biggest, bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages, interests and abilities. Read anything, anywhere and any time. Plus, earn stickers and badges, participate in the French Reading Challenge, complete challenges on the Beanstack Tracker app and more. Starting June 22, sign up in branch or online and read all summer long!

    • Travel Talk: Baffin Island Nunavut

      Sat Jun 22, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
      Location: North York Central Library

      Have you heard of the Akshayuk Pass in Baffin Island? Join Aviator Lola Reid Allin and her friends on her personally narrated, photographic chronicle of their challenging 10-day, 98-km Arctic camping adventure. During this tr...

    • Back to Basics Small Business Series: Starting a Small Business

      Mon Jun 24, 2024 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
      Location: Toronto Reference Library

      Join us for part 1 of Richard Sakanashi's 5-part series of seminars to help you get started and succeed in your own small business enterprise. Topics covered include personal assessment, record keeping, business research, bus...

    • Women in the Wilderness

      Wed Jun 26, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Writer and walker Kerri Andrews, poet and author Helen Humphreys, and wildlife ecologist Rae Wynn-Grant discuss the history, art, and science of the natural world. Whether traversing vast landscapes, bringing the n...

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