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Adult literacy resources are available at 55 branches of the Toronto Public Library. The collections are designed to help adults who need help to improve their reading, writing and math skills and for literacy tutors to use as part of the tutoring process.

The reading level of the collections ranges from grade one to grade eight and includes a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction materials.

Materials in our collections can be used to:

If you need any help or advice to identify suitable resources, you can contact the Adult Literacy Senior Services Specialist, Rachelle Gooden who will be able to recommend specific titles to meet your needs: 416-395-5787 or

Other Literacy Resources

The Literacy Access Network (LAN)

The Literacy Access Network is a confidential telephone referral service of the Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy (MTML).

Tel. 416-961-5557

LAN Provides assistance to adults looking:

Branches with Literacy Collections

Amesbury Park Downsview Jane/Sheppard
Barbara Frum Fairview North York Central
Centennial Flemingdon Park York Woods
Don Mills Humber Summit

Annette Street Jones Queen/Salter
Bloor/Gladstone Lillian H. Smith Riverdale
College/Shaw Main Street Runnymede
Danforth/Coxwell Northern District St. James Town
Deer Park Palmerston Sanderson
Dufferin St. Clair Parkdale Spadina Road
Gerrard/Ashdale Pape/Danforth Wychwood
High Park Parliament Yorkville

Agincourt Dawes Road McGregor Park
Albert Cambpell Kennedy/Eglinton Morningside
Bridlewood Malvern S. Walter Stewart

Albion Maria Shchuka Richview
Black Creek Mount Dennis Weston
Eatonville New Toronto
Evelyn Gregory Northern Elms