Books, Video, Research & More

Movies & Music

eBooks & Digital Content

Use these online services to stream or download books, movies, and music.

  • OverDrive for eBooks and eAudiobooks
  • Zinio for digital magazines
  • Hoopla for movies, music, and comics


Articles & Online Research

Online subscription services, including article databases, newspaper archives, and business directories.

Special Collections & Rare Books

The library has important special collections in the areas of Canadian history, science, fiction, and children's literature, among other topics.

Digital Archive

Rare historical pictures, maps, manuscripts, ephemera, and digitized books from the library's special collections.

Local History & Genealogy

Explore the history of Toronto and its neighbourhoods through city directories, maps, photos, and books.