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Toronto Public Library

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Address: 789 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 416-393-7000
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good collection

always like to read new stuff during this place, quite, peaceful with the latest collection of books

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

always like to read new stuff during this place, quite, peaceful with the latest collection of books

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Free public library facility People get access to knowledge free and full of resource to develop and enjoy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

I am a big fan of our system. On line reservation and emailed pickup reminders to whichever branch you want. Many hundreds of books read this way let alone the electronic downloadable options. Absolutely excellent.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Dozens of library locations conveniently located around the city. Unsurpassed collection of books. Very good librarians at each location to help you access the collection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Free public events at many of the branches. You need to book in advance online https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/ and be a library card holder.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Whilst in Toronto, Toronto Reference Library was my regular place of attendance. Initially went to view the exhibition they had celebrating Black History Month, and then began to use the facilities particularly range of books they had for reference. This is a beautiful library, one that was not overcrowded and really helped me prepare for future trips.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Fantastic collection of Books. A must go for all book lovers. I was interested to read about history, specially religions history. The collection is good and the holding system is fantastic.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Of course you can sign out books in many languages, movies, CDs, etc. but the library also offers free computer and internet use, e-books and a very rich variety of free lectures, advice clinics and workshops and shows for kids (prior registrations usually required). Very good web site. As if all this wasn't enough the library also offers free museum... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This library is conveniently located at Yonge/Bloor, just off the subway. There are so many resources there and it is a great location for quiet study and research.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Sooooo much here to access. It's truly inspiring! Free wifi, lots of computers available, image files. Pretty much anything you need that could augment your Google search.

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