Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Reference Library Exterior

789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON  M4W 2G8

Contact Toronto Reference Library

Phone: 416-395-5577


Monday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Directions, TTC & Parking

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Closest major intersection Yonge Street and Bloor Street. Located one block north of Bloor Street on the east side of Yonge Street.

Public Transit

TTC subway station Yonge. Walk to library north on Yonge Street.


Paid - parking lots on Cumberland Avenue, Asquith Ave and Church Street.

Toronto Reference Library Manager

Gillian Byrne


Toronto Reference Library Exterior

Upcoming Programs

Featured Programs

Tue, Jul 17

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Beginning with WebVR

An introduction to creating Virtual Reality content for the Web. Using basic HTML and A-Frame coding you will create your ...

Tue, Jul 17

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Toronto Book of the Dead

Join author Adam Bunch as he explores Toronto's history through the stories of its most fascinating and shadowy deaths. Ta...

Tue, Jul 17

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Small Business Network


Regular Programs

Mon, Jul 16

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Monday Afternoon Book Chat

Join us to talk about books in an informal setting. Library staff will present new and recommended titles. Share your own ...

Tue, Jul 17

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Tuesday Docs - History, Mystery and Discoveries

Join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2pm for a selection of thougthtful, engaging and entertaining documentaries. For more i...

Tue, Jul 17

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Discover Canada" Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle - Summer Session

Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with ...