You can contact the Board by writing, phoning, faxing or emailing the Board Secretary:

The Secretary
Toronto Public Library Board
789 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario M4W 2G8
Phone: 416-393-7215 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday to Friday)
Fax: 416-393-7083
Email: Nancy Marshall at

Please note that written communications to the Board may be collected and maintained for the purpose of preparing a record that is available to the general public. This will include making your name, personal information and opinions available to the public, as part of the public record. However, when you write to the Board, you may request that your contact information be withheld from the public.

The Public Libraries Act (section 20) and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (section 27) allow the Board to collect personal information contained in communications to the Board. If you want to learn more about why and how the Board collects your information, write to the Policy Analyst, Policy, Planning and Performance Management, Toronto Public Library Board, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M4W 2G8 or call 416-395-0744.

Presentations to the Board

Members of the public who want to address the Board (i.e. make a presentation or deputation) at an upcoming Board meeting should make a written request to the Secretary of the Board. The request should include the presenter's:

For presentations on a topic on the meeting agenda for action or information, with the exception of the City Librarian's Report, Communications, and the Board Resolutions report, requests should be received by 12:00 p.m. on the business day prior to the Board meeting.

Presentations should be five minutes or less.

Organizations can have no more than three speakers.

People with disabilities requiring accommodation should advise the Secretary of the Board.