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The List: Great Reads for Youth

Browse 100 fantastic YA books that will make you laugh, cry, reflect, debate, celebrate and grow.

Online Services

Career Cruising

Research different career profiles to match your skills and explore educational requirements.


Get Your Green Thumb On

From houseplants to vegetables, make the most of your flora with tips from Toronto Master Gardeners.


Music Technology Discussion Series

Explore the evolution of music through the lens of digital technologies with composer Jason Cullimore.


Jewish Heritage Month

Check out recommended reads that celebrate the rich diversity of Jewish culture and history.

Special Collections

Plants to Avoid in Sci-Fi Books

Read our blog post about dangerous flora and fauna in six science fiction and fantasy books.


Raising Confident Kids

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


Lectures recommandées

Des lectures épatantes vous attendent dans cette sélection de livres nouveaux et récents.


Digital Library Services

Find Crafting Inspiration

Check out magazines, videos, courses and books on crafting and get inspired for your next project.

Browse blogs and podcasts

Upcoming programs

  • Celebrate Asian Heritage

    During Asian Heritage Month and all year round, participate in a variety of free programs and explore new reading lists for all ages that honour the diversity of Asian heritage and culture.

    • Tearing It Down: By-elections and Municipal Reform with Dave Meslin

      Tue May 30, 2023 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
      Location: North York Central Library

      Municipal politics rarely provides opportunities to change course, yet municipal governance can have a greater effect on people's lives than any other level of government. Join municipal governance reformer Dave Meslin to dis...

    • Navigating the Education System for Teens

      Tue May 30, 2023 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
      Location: Malvern

      Are you having difficulty with your teachers and school administration? Do you feel like you are constantly in conflict while at school? Learn your rights as a student and how to navigate the school system in this workshop ho...

    • Japanese Tea Ceremony

      Tue May 30, 2023 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      Location: College/Shaw

      Experience the traditional art of the Japanese tea ceremony. Learn about Japanese culture and the important philosophy behind the tea ceremony. This presentation not only offers a demonstration of traditional Matcha preparat...

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Explore digital collections and library content for all Ontario residents.

Financial support from the Ontario government is gratefully acknowledged.
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