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The List: Great Reads for Youth

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

Online Services

Career Cruising

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


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.


Jewish Heritage Month

Check out recommended reads that celebrate the rich diversity of Jewish culture and history.

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.


Raising Confident Kids

Discover practical parenting tips and strategies in this series of online workshops.


Lectures recommandées

Des lectures épatantes vous attendent dans cette sélection de livres nouveaux et récents.


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

  • Celebrate Asian Heritage

    During Asian Heritage Month and all year round, participate in a variety of free programs and explore new reading lists for all ages that honour the diversity of Asian heritage and culture.

    • Two Chinese Home Cooks: Asian Heritage Month

      Wed May 31, 2023 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Location: Northern District

      LOCAL HISTORY EVENING Sponsored by The Toronto Public Library and The North Toronto Historical Society Join Chef Leo Chan as he presents the stories of two Chinese men who worked for Canadian families in...

    • Raising Confident Kids: Parenting with Emotional Intelligence

      Wed May 31, 2023 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Educational consultant, Dr. Nadine Ruzzier presents a webinar that explores strategies to strengthen the parent-child bond through intentional, positive behaviors and communication. This program is part of the Raising Confide...

    • Camping 101 with Parks Canada

      Wed May 31, 2023 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
      Location: Runnymede

      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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