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Toronto Public Library

Service: Toronto Reference Library

Contact Information
Office Phone Answerline: 416-395-5577; Answerline: 416-393-7131
TTY Phone 416-393-7100
Fax 416-393-7083
Website www.torontopubliclibrary.ca
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Lending, reference and research libraries
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Vickery Bowles, City Librarian
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 --most branches open for indoor contactless holds pick up and drop off of library materials, computer services including printing, photocopying and scanning, browsing of indoor collections, signing up for a library card, use of quiet study spaces and accessing quick information services available, some children's areas and Youth Hubs open with limited access, visit website for more information

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Adult reference and research library with materials in over 80 languages * access to computers, Internet, printers


Services for People with Disabilities 416-393-7099, TTY 416-393-7100 -- equipment, collections, mobile library and sign language interpretation services for library programs

Digital Innovation Hub -- 3D printing, sound and video production, green screen technology * electric pianos for public use * self-publishing press * information and programs for newcomers

IntelliSearch 416-393-7241 -- customized bibliographic search service providing quick access to databases, fee

Book a Librarian -- service for personal assistance with information needs * job search programs and materials for foreign-trained professionals * language learning materials, audio lab * arts, picture and video collections

Marilyn and Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre -- includes the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection and the Baldwin Collection of Canadiana

event rentals space
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-8:30 pm, Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 1:30 pm-5 pm (except holiday weekends)
Areas Served Toronto
Eligibility Open to all
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English; Interpretive Services - AT&T Language Line
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
789 Yonge St
Toronto, ON
Canada M4W 2G8
 
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Intersection Yonge St and Bloor St E
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Community Programs ; Employment / Training ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Computer Access ; Internationally Trained Professionals ; Language Instruction ; Libraries ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Public Libraries ; Refugees ; Resources for Internationally Trained Professionals
Service Categories 3D Printing ; Braille Materials/Collections ; Graphic/Digital Design Services ; Home Library Services ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Internationally Trained Skilled Workers ; Language Instruction ; Makerspaces ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries

Agency Overview


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