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, May 28

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia

Shelby Lee Adams has been photographing the eastern Kentucky Appalachian mountain people for thirty years, and has been bo...

Mon, May 28

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Documentary. Ordinary miracles: the Photo League's New York

From 1936 - 1951, the controversial Photo League was the leader of the documentary movement in American photography. This...

Tue, May 29

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

3D Printer Certification

Staff members show participants how to use the 3D printer at the Digital Innovation Hub - including:...

Regular Programs

Sun, May 27

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...

Sun, May 27

All Day

Doors Open Toronto by Great Gulf Exhibit: The Handmaid's Tale

As part of Doors Open Toronto by Great Gulf events, Toronto Reference Library is partnering with The Canadian Alliance of ...

Mon, May 28

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Club de Lecture

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