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Good news! We've ended late fines for everyone to make the library more welcoming to all Torontonians.

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Join the TD Summer Reading Club

Sign up in person or online, read anywhere and anything, earn stickers and badges, and so much more.

Online Services

Learn English from Anywhere

Improve your English with a number of free online resources from the library.

Staff Picks

Salman Rushdie - His Voice & Works

Watch Salman Rushdie's appearances in the Appel Salon and borrow some of his most notable works.


Building a Better Human Being Through AI

Find out how AI can help us become better human beings in this new five-part series.


The List

We've selected 100 fantastic books for you. Watch teen reviews and find your next great read.

Special Collections

Exhibit of Speculative Fiction Art

See stunning illustrations at our Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation & Fantasy.


French Recommended Reads

Take our French Reading Challenge and vote in the Battle of the Books.

Online Services

OverDrive eBooks and eAudiobooks

Download your vacation reading from anywhere. New ebooks added every day.


The Buzz...About Books

A Book About A Season

Recommendations from staff and TPL Reading Challenge participants.

Browse blogs and podcasts

Upcoming online programs

  • Summer Wonder

    Keep your child reading, discovering and exploring all summer long with fun programs and activities.

    • Period Positivity

      Fri Aug 19, 2022 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
      Location: Online

      Join us for a positive discussion about menstruation and periods. Sophi Robertson of Your Eco Friend will share info about period basics and talk about a variety of menstrual products and their pros and cons. We'll also talk...

    • Nahid Shahalimi: We Are Still Here

      Mon Aug 22, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Afghan-Canadian activist, filmmaker, artist and author Nahid Shahalimi shares her new book We Are Still Here: Afghan Women on Courage, Freedom, and the Fight to Be Heard with host Sally Armstrong. One year after th...

    • Kaitlyn Tiffany: Everything I Need I Get From You

      Wed Aug 24, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Journalist and author Kaitlyn Tiffany shares her new book Everything I Need I Get From You: How Fangirls Created the Internet as We Know It...

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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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Toronto Public Library is situated on Indigenous land and Dish with One Spoon territory. This is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Wendat, and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. Toronto Public Library gratefully acknowledges these Indigenous Nations for their guardianship of this land. More information.