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Place and manage holds, renew items and search the catalogue.

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Service Update

Library service update

Great news! Your Account, the catalogue and search capabilities are now available on our website.


New intellectual freedom series

Explore our new season that asks what’s at stake when we lose access to information and ideas.

Reading Challenge

Are you up for the Reading Challenge?

Discover new genres by reading 12 books in 12 categories. Start at anytime during the year!


Submit your art and writing

Get published in Young Voices, a magazine featuring creative works by teens selected by their peers.

Online Services

Gain new skills with LinkedIn Learning

Boost your skills or discover a new passion with over 16,000 video courses in tech, business and design.


Get ready for the solar eclipse

Take hands-on programs with astronomers from the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics.


Salon Series

Hear from local and international authors, artists and thinkers in conversation about their new books.


The stories behind the music

Read about life on the road and the stories behind your favourite songs in these musical memoirs and biographies.



Explore the collection

Browse 50 titles that have been challenged, censored or removed from a public library or school in North America.

Browse blogs and podcasts

Upcoming programs

  • Make March Break memories at the library

    Looking for family-friendly things to do this March Break? We’ve got you covered from March 11–16. Choose from more than 150 programs for kids – and kids at heart! – at library branches across the city. We’ve got something for everyone – no matter your interests.

    • Digital Innovation Programs

      Register for hands-on workshops and learn how to use creative software – from 3D design to video editing.

    • Book Clubs

      Meet with fellow bibliophiles in your community. Choose from traditional, genre-focused, author-specific and book lovers clubs.

    • Child and Family Programs

      Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes, crafts and more! Join us for engaging and interactive programs for kids ages 5 and under.

    Visit our programs page

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Digital Archive Ontario

Digital Archive Ontario is currently unavailable. An update will be provided as soon as service is restored.

Financial support from the Ontario government is gratefully acknowledged.
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Land Acknowledgement Statement

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.