COVID-19 Impacts on TPL

Now that Toronto will be moving into Grey-Lockdown next week, we’ll be able to offer a few more services inside library branches beginning Wednesday, March 10.

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Explore Your Family Tree

New genealogy databases to help you discover ancestors from all over the world.


International Women's Day 2021

Learn about six influential Indigenous leaders this International Women's Day.


Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs

Meet Indigenous entrepreneurs and artists from Akwesasne and learn about the power of traditional crafting during a pandemic on Mar 10 at 1 pm.


Young Voices Magazine

Young Voices Magazine 2020 is available online now. Creative writing and visual art, created by Toronto teens.

Special Collections

Vintage Photos of Crowds

Check out 11 crowd shots from Toronto's past, with historical trivia about each one.


Family Book Club

Discuss the book of the month with other readers. March 11, 6pm.


Kim Echlin: Speak, Silence

Echlin's novel, Speak, Silence, explores the bond between women grappling with shared trauma, loss and sheer determination. Mar 9 at 7 pm.


The Internet of Things: The Social Lens

Part three of our series on the Internet of Things (IoT).


The Future of Long Term Care

Authors André Picard and Moira Welsh discuss the future of long term care in Canada. Mar 15 at 7 pm.


Live & Online Programs

Join our online events for all ages, from storytimes for kids to author interviews and more.


The Buzz... About Books

Helen Keller and the Representation of Deafblind People

Books about the life and legacy of Helen Keller. And the stories of other authors with disabilities, told in their own words.

Browse blogs and podcasts

Live & online programs


After School Club

Learn the basics of coding with blocks by going on Minecraft adventures.

Appel Salon

Imani Perry: Looking for Lorraine

In conversation with Ravi Jain, Imani Perry discusses her powerful biography of Lorraine Hansberry – a life full of creation, tragically cut short. Recorded Apr 16, 2019.

Appel Salon

Laurie Halse Anderson: Shout

Laurie Halse Anderson appears in conversation with Léonicka Valcius to discuss her writing, advocacy, and her 2019 memoir-in-verse, Shout. Recorded Oct 16, 2019.

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