Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Reference Library Exterior

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


Toronto Reference Library Exterior

Upcoming Programs

Featured Programs

Mon, Mar 19

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Prepare Your Book for Publication on Asquith Press

Create and publish your book with Asquith Press, the library's new book printing service. This tutorial-style workshop wil...

Mon, Mar 19

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Use Photoshop to Make a Simple Book Cover for Asquith Press

This hands-on workshop covers the basic steps needed to ...

Mon, Mar 19

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Feature film 'Born to be blue'.

Actor Ethan Hawke channels troubled jazz trumpet player/singer Chet Baker. Canadian director Robert Budreau blends fact an...

Regular Programs

Mon, Mar 19

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Club de Lecture

This is a book club for people who are fluent in French.

Mon, Mar 19

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Monday Afternoon Book Chat

Join us to talk about books in an informal setting. Library staff will present new and recommended titles. Share your own ...

Tue, Mar 20

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Discover Canada" Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle - Winter Session

Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with ...