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Happy Pride Month, Toronto!

Discover programs and resources for all ages that amplify and celebrate 2SLGBTQ+ voices and experiences.

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National Indigenous History Month

Learn more about Indigenous histories, languages, cultures, experiences and worldviews this month.

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Go abroad with Mango Languages

Learn the basics of over 70 languages while at home or on the road.

Special Collections

Postcards of cottage country

See a stunning set of Muskoka postcards — and learn about the man behind them — in our new blog post.

Booklist

100 fresh reads for youth

Discover The List, a curated round-up of the top titles for teens in 2024. Start browsing today!

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Father's Day stories for kids

Celebrate dad with these recommended picture books.

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They shoot, they score!

These sports romances are ready to be added to your starting lineup.

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Reading Challenge

A book about community

Get recommended reads from staff for this Reading Challenge category.

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Upcoming programs

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    Concerts, crafts, book clubs, newcomer programs, storytimes and so much more. Search programs, events and workshops by topic, location and age group.

    • The Sounds of Orwell's Animal Farm

      Wed Jun 12, 2024 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Near the beginning of Animal Farm, Major recalls (or, at least, claims to recall) a song that he had heard when he was a piglet. Major's source - his mother and the other sows - "knew only the tune and the first three words."...

    • The Laundryman's Boy Edward Y.C. Lee

      Thu Jun 13, 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Location: Northern District

      Please join Edward Y.C. Lee as he discusses and performs a reading from his novel The Laundryman's Boy. The Laundryman's Boy is and enduring and moving tale about early newcomers to Canada and their struggle to succeed a...

    • Pride Month Jazz Concerts: Robert Ball

      Thu Jun 13, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
      Location: Toronto Reference Library

      Join us for a Jazz concert in celebration of Pride Month! Robert Ball (He / Him) is an artist who brings heart and passion to everything he does with a voice that is ?smooth as silk? (BroadwayWorld.com), and with...

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