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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Digital Access Card

You're minutes away from quick, easy and instant access to all of our digital resources.


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.


Artrepreneur in Residence

Paola Gomez presents online workshops and offers virtual one-on-one consultations for creative entrepreneurs.


Get Published!

Teens can submit their visual art and writing to Young Voices Magazine by Mar 28.

Special Collections

Canada's First Science Fiction Novel

Learn about the story and its author — plus, access the full book online.


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.

Online Services

Networking for Introverts and Beginners

Career Coach in Residence Ken Lee helps make networking less daunting in this blog post.


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

Inspired by Shakespeare

Check out these unique twists and adaptations of Shakespeare's plays, just in time for the Ides of March!

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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