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Tue Jan 23: There are intermittent problems with signing in, account functions (including renewing your checkouts), placing holds, and saving items.


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Toronto Reference Library Blog
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What's New

Celebrate Black history and culture with programs for kids, teens and adults.

Artists are invited to submit their application for possible exhibition at one of 16 branches between September 2018-August 2019. The deadline to apply is April 3, 2018.

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with literacy-related activities across the city.

Looking for a book during the holidays? There’s something for everyone on The List.

Learn more about this issue and show your support.

The library is closed for renovations and a re-opening date will be announced in early 2018. A pop-up location with limited service is open at North York Centre Mall.

Financial support from the Ontario government is gratefully acknowledged

Featured Programs

Toronto Reference Library
Tue, Jan 23 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Hockey hall of famer, Member of Parliament and bestselling author Ken Dryden talks abo...

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Toronto Reference Library
Thu, Jan 25 @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Marilyn Reed, Baycrest and Dr. Claude Alain, Rotman Research Institute, will explain: ...

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Sat, Jan 27 @ 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

It's Family Literacy Day! Explore traditional storytelling and folktales with author M...

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Toronto Reference Library
Thu, Feb 01 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Accompanied by the sweet grooves of jazz, Canada's Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke...

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Mon, Feb 05 @ 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate Black History Month with a fun and engaging show with Mystic Drumz showcasin...

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