Take part in a fun, free and interactive scavenger hunt! Visit over 40 library branches across the city to find a hidden geocache at each location.

Get active, explore your city, and discover your Toronto Public Library!

New to geocaching? We’re also hosting a series of great programs about geocaching.

What Is Geocaching?

Geocaching is a worldwide phenomenon with approximately 3 million active participants around the world - 8,000 in Toronto. Participants hunt for caches that others have hidden in and around the community. There are over 8 million caches around the world.

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How to Participate in the Library Hunt

The library has hidden caches in over 40 branches - 1 per location.

Each cache has a unique geo-coordinate that you can use to locate the cache. Visit Geocaching.com or download an app. There is no perfect free app, but apps we've worked with include:

The Geocaching mobile app limits the number of caches shown with a free account. The alternative apps will show all available caches, but the Apple products limit users to saving only three caches per 24-hour period.

Library branches with geocaches

Geocaches are hidden at the following branches: