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The Global Game ⚽

Excited for the World Cup? Enjoy these books about soccer for adults.


Transgender Day of Remembrance

Memorialize victims of transphobic violence and learn about transgender rights and allyship.


Indigenous Hockey

Let's learn about Indigenous history in hockey, including players you should know about.

Online Services

How to Set Effective Career Goals

Kadine Cooper, one of our Career Coaches in Residence, offers tips to help make your dreams a reality.

Special Collections

First World War Posters

Explore dozens of digitized Canadian posters from over 100 years ago.


Raising Confident Kids

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

Online Services

Learning Express Library

Practice tests and answers for all ages. Includes LCAT, MCAT and Canadian citizenship tests.


The Buzz...About Books

A book with “two” in the title (for 2022!)

Recommendations from staff and TPL Reading Challenge participants.

Browse blogs and podcasts

Upcoming programs

  • Career Coaches in Residence

    Begin the next step in your career journey. Book your one-on-one career coaching session, or attend an upcoming online event on the latest career topics. For younger adults.

    • Unpacking emotive dance in Bharatanatyam

      Sat Nov 26, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
      Location: Scarborough Civic Centre

      The padam is one of the central forms of expression of the Indian dance Bharatanatyam. It is a deeply expressive performance piece, where the maturity and skills of a dancer are on display. It's an emotive segment, where tech...

    • Bollywood & Classical Indian Dance Fusion

      Sat Nov 26, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
      Location: Downsview

      Join us in celebrating Asian Heritage Month with a Fun and Enchanting Classical Indian Dance and Bollywood Fusion class. Learn an easy-to-follow Kathak routine to beautiful Bollywood songs. Beginner-friendly and all ages are...

    • Funding Post-Secondary Education

      Sat Nov 26, 2022 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
      Location: Maria A. Shchuka

      Are you concerned about how to pay the cost of post-secondary education? How much should you have in an RESP? Does the government still offer free tuition? How does OSAP work? What scholarships are available? Franc...

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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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