Media Relations & News Releases

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Michelle Leung, Communications Officer

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Latest news releases

Mon Jan 13, 2020

French Collections

We have recently completed a three-year review with the goal of improving our collections of French materials. As part of our review, we analysed borrowing patterns at library branches across the city and online...

Fri Oct 18, 2019

Urban Libraries Council Honors Toronto Public Library with Innovation Award

The Urban Libraries Council announced Toronto Public Library (TPL) as one of 10 Top Innovators during the 2019 Innovations Celebration held on October 17 in Salt Lake City. The annual Innovations award program recognizes leading practices from ULC’s member library systems across the U.S. and Canada.

Tue Oct 15, 2019

City Librarian Statement on Upcoming Third-Party Room Rental Event

This past Saturday, I issued a statement with information about an upcoming third party room rental event featuring controversial speaker Meghan Murphy. Over the course of the weekend, this third-party room rental has generated significant discussion and negative feedback on social media.

Sat Oct 12, 2019

Statement from City Librarian on Room Rental Event

We have received several questions about an upcoming third-party room rental event entitled "Gender Identity: What does It Mean for Society, the Law and Women?". The event is a third-party rental of one of our theatres.  

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