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Toronto Public Library

Address: 789 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada (The Annex)
Phone Number: 416-393-7000
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Ranked #3 of 250 Attractions in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Libraries, Cultural
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Owner description: This beautiful building contains a dramatic interior complete with pool and waterfall.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I really love this place. It become meeting ground with my family. There is everything anyone really can find interesting. Huge collection of books in any subjects, gallery, many different activities during the day. Worth visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is an odd place to review as it is the library system with different branches. And only available to local residents. Please consider taking this off your list!!!

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Go to the large and expansive Reference Library at Yonge/Bloor there's a fabulous cafe inside called Balzacs. While away the hours-a Toronto landmark.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

All filled up with coffee and looking for information a quiet read or a central location to discover or take a break. This library is centrally located just north of the main cross routes of the city. A two minute walk from the intersection of Yonge St ( runs north and south) and Bloor - Danforth (Bloo runs west and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The library is always clean and it seems it is always in order. It's quite so you can do your homework or just have a sit and read a daily newspaper or a magazine. Their computers to search for items within the library is great and if you want the human touch then the librarians are great help.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

At Yonge and Bloor is not only an Architectural masterpiece but also a clean and excellent source for all your reading materials.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It is the central library at Yonge and Bloor. Very accessible, friendly staff, great support. We go there whenever the internet does not have the answers we need, they do.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We are so fortunate to have these services available to all of us. Would highly recommend everyone to utilize the multiply services available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It has very vast collections of books, music, movies and research articles. It provides several services including free wifi, computers and printers. Apart from reading collection there are lots of literacy and community services programs that regularly takes place in Library. I could easy spend hours with my each visit. Many thanks Toronto for the library services!!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Wonderful staff who are knowledgeable and great variety of materials-- books, movies, etc. Items put on hold arrive very quickly to the branch of your choice. Such a great, underrated resource!

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