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 Cumberland Avenue, Asquith Ave and Church Street.

Toronto Reference Library Manager

Gillian Byrne


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Upcoming Programs

Featured Programs

Sat, Sep 22

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Are we wired for democracy?

A discussion on whether the current crisis of democracy has to do with the limitations of our brains. In this age of smart...

Sat, Sep 22

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

How can we protect ourselves from Facebook?

As the impact of fake news became evident after Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, voices across the world have argu...

Sat, Sep 22

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Are we building a Toronto for everyone?

A discussion on the future of the city. As city planners and private developers race to fill the urban landscape with shin...

Regular Programs

Sun, Sep 23

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Toronto Writers' Co-operative

Weekly workshops, usually on Sundays (except in July and August when it is bi-weekly), guest authors, member readings, ope...

Tue, Sep 25

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Guided Tour of Pathways: Following traces of Indigenous routes across Ontario

Free guided tour of our upcoming exhibit on display in the TD Gallery.

Tue, Sep 25

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Equality of Power: Solutions to the Unfair Treatment of Women

A three-part lecture series by lawyer, activist and former Chatelaine legal columnist, Linda Silver Dranoff.