North York Central Library Renovation

Four floors of North York Central Library are currently open for service. This includes:

The remaining floors including the Society and Recreation Department will open when they are completed in 2020.

New Features

KidsStop

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The transportation-themed KidsStop is a fully accessible literacy-rich, tactile learning environment for children and their families to learn and play together. Kids are invited to drive the car, ride the bus and explore the interactive cityscape mural.

Discovery Zone

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Children aged 6 to 12 can create designs on the Everbrite Wall, have fun constructing a ball run on the magnetized wall, or build a roller coaster track.

Digital Innovation Hub

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This high tech space sparks inspiration, experimentation and learning. Create and collaborate using new technology and digital media. Edit and record music and video, preserve your family photos, or design and print your prototype on the 3D printer. You'll also find virtual reality headsets, circulating Arduino kits and professional design software, including Adobe Creative Suite. Many free programs are offered.

Fabrication Studio

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TPL's first Fabrication Studio is a unique creation and learning space that offers sewing, serger and embroidery machines to create textile projects and a vinyl cutter for artistic projects. Learn new skills at one of the many free programs.

Book Ends

Book Ends will reopen in late Spring/early Summer 2019. Until this time, you may donate to Book Ends at Toronto Reference Library.