Toronto Reference Library

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Service Update

The Toronto Star Newspaper Room is closed until further notice. Microform collections from all departments have limited access.

Please contact Answerline at 416-397-5981 or via our Contact Us page for help locating specific titles or alternate sources. Canadian daily newspapers are available on the 4th floor for one month following their publication date. 

Kurzweil 1000 is not available and Kurzweil 3000 has limited functionality because the scanner is out of order. We are working to restore service.

789 Yonge Street,
Toronto, ON  M4W 2G8

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

General Inquiries

To speak directly with staff at Toronto Reference Library Branch during branch hours, please call the number listed above.

For general questions about Toronto Public Library, your account, and quick reference help, email Answerline using the link below.

Email Answerline

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 Exterior