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Babysitting Courses

Want to gain valuable skills to help you land that babysitting job and receive Red Cross certification? These one-day courses will teach you how to babysit infants and young children and cover everything from basic first aid, to diapering, to creating a safe environment.


Coding and Tech Workshops

The library has workshops on coding, 3D printing, Virtual Reality, Arduino, movie editing and more, for teens.

Teens using laptops.


Homework Help: Searching Beyond Google

We all love to Google. Using Google or a similar search engine can provide quick and easy access to information. However, Google alone is not enough when it comes to research.

Teens using laptops.


The List: Great Reads for Youth

We've selected these 100 fantastic books to make you laugh, cry, reflect, debate, celebrate and grow. Find your next great read, watch a video review, like your favourites and see the most liked books on The List.



Youth Hubs

Youth Hubs run in the library after school as a safe space for all youth. You can spend your time doing homework with tutors, hanging out, playing board or video games, and participating in events, programs and workshops. Youth Hubs also have laptops, cameras, green screens, Arduino kits and DJ equipment.


"It's Not Just One Thing": Youth Services at Toronto Public Library

This video was created by James Malekzadeh, a young filmmaker, and highlights youth services at the Library. Made possible through a partnership with the Toronto Youth Equity Strategy, the Neighbourhood Arts Network and City of Toronto divisions.

Image: Arden, Youth Advisory Group participant