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Toronto Public Library

Address: 789 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 416-393-7000
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Ranked #2 of 267 Attractions in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Libraries, Sights & Landmarks, Traveler Resources
Owner description: This beautiful building contains a dramatic interior complete with pool and waterfall.
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Libraries, Sights & Landmarks, Traveler Resources
Owner description: This beautiful building contains a dramatic interior complete with pool and waterfall.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

it was really good collection of books and related materials .It was well equiped with lot of amenities like laptops ,kids games and tuddlor playing areas etc.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Toronto's Public libraries are a gem. Many of the branches are architecturally interesting and the collections and programming are outstanding.

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NYC
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Stopped by and saw the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Room and was taken by the beautiful lay-out. It's worth a visit and if Libraries looked like this when i was in College - I might have fared a little better.

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Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The space is wonderful and its free. They offer lectures, wonderful reading materials, computers and space to work and think. A great place to spend an afternoon in the heart of a very busy city. I instantly signed up for membership.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I needed information about my cell phone, and two clerks at the Parliament Street Library provided invaluable service (telephone numbers, maps, and general information). They were very pleasant and fast. Because I made a comment about the library, they provided statistics about the Toronto Public Library System. Later, when I returned to tell them that I got the problem solved,... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This is a place with a wonderful infrastructure and comfortable environment to do intellectual activities as study, reading, watching movie or videos, teleconferences. In addition is an excellent cultural place to meet diverse friends.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I love spending time in all branches of the Toronto Public LIbrary. Their online system works very well, people are friendly and it's just a great place to go.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I'm a librarian so I know a good library when I see it. The collection here is hard to beat. The workspace and collaboration rooms are modern and functional. This is a great space to meet for project work. There are good computer stations and worktables spread throughout the building. I have also been to the TPL (Yonge and Bloor... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

great for meetings, access to the internet and all the usual books and periodicals you expect from a public library.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Toronto Public Library is the biggest Library in Toronto. You can find many books there to look at. I went here when I needed some information for my project.I recommend this place.

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