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What's at stake?

Join us for critical conversations that explore what’s at risk when intellectual freedom is threatened. Hear from thought-provoking guests, challenge your perspectives and engage with new ideas.

Ready for Reading Storytimes

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes that help get your child ready for reading.

Authors featured in our Salon Series including Caleb Azumah Nelson, Jean Kwok, Emma Donoghue, Jhumpa Lahiri, Waubgeshig Rice, Roz Chast and Cory Doctorow.

The Salon Series

Connect and engage with local and international authors, writers and thinkers. Join us online and in person at the Appel Salon for an exciting range of literary and cultural events.

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Featured videos

Storytime at Home

Fun virtual storytimes filled with great books, rhymes and songs. Watch anytime on YouTube and sing along!

Portrait shot of a smiling librarian in a circle. Part of the TPL logo and colourful icons dot the bright blue background.

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Kids 5 and under

Actual Size

Look a giant squid in the eye, get up close to a great white shark, and meet other animals big and small.

Smiling man performing storytime with a wood easel and a stuffed toy owl.

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Kids 5 and under

Wow! Said the Owl

A curious little owl decides to stay awake to find out how the things he sees at night look during the daytime.

A smiling librarian sits next to a table holding the book Tap the Magic Tree. There are small potted plants, a globe and a stuffed toy monkey on the table.

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Kids 5 and under

Tap the Magic Tree

Can you make a tree bloom with your finger? Discover the magic of changing seasons in this interactive story.

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