Toronto Reference Library

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789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON  M4W 2G8

Contact Toronto Reference Library

Phone: 416-395-5577


Monday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Directions, TTC & Parking

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Closest major intersection Yonge Street and Bloor Street. Located one block north of Bloor Street on the east side of Yonge Street.

Public Transit

TTC subway station Yonge. Walk to library north on Yonge Street.


Paid - parking lots on Asquith Ave and Church Street.

Toronto Reference Library Manager

Gillian Byrne


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Upcoming Programs

Featured Programs

Wed, Jan 23

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Excel Basics Part I

***CLASS IS FULL***Learn to open, create and edit a simple table using Microsoft Excel. Basic keyboarding and mouse skills...

Wed, Jan 23

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Discover Special Collections: Racetracks in Toronto

The Discover Special Collections series is an opportunity to view some of the treasures of the Toronto Public Library's Sp...

Wed, Jan 23

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

How to get Legal Advice without Breaking the Bank

Many people who are involved in lawsuits know that they need to hire lawyers to help them. However, due to the huge costs,...

Regular Programs

Thu, Jan 24

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Non-Fiction Book Club

A book club for people looking to read thought-provoking books. If you like to read non-fiction, this is the place!...

Thu, Jan 24

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

LSP: Let's Speak English - Winter Session

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and ...

Thu, Jan 24

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Learning Circle: Genealogy Basics for Beginners

Learn where to look, who to contact and how to use research tools to begin an exciting exploration of your roots. Meet wit...