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Toronto Public Library

Address: 789 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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
Owner description: This beautiful building contains a dramatic interior complete with pool and waterfall.
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Libraries, Cultural
Owner description: This beautiful building contains a dramatic interior complete with pool and waterfall.

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

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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19 attraction reviews
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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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21 attraction reviews
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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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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

In addition to access to books, CDs,DVDs and publications, your library card gives you access to online books and a vast array of online data bases for research and study. A brilliant resource for the citizens of Toronto.

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Really working at using our public services more in this great city. The library is a super place to catch up on reading, movies and music!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The reference library just north of Bloor on Yonge has everything: computers, huge selection of materials, helpful staff, and a coffe shop.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You can read a newspaper or magazine at any Toronto Library. The atmosphere is quiet and enjoyable. Toronto boosts the most used library system in the world.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Toronto Public Library system is fantastic. I can't believe that there are Torontonians who don't use this fantastic resource. There are branches all over the city and every library user has access to pretty much any book in circulation. If your local branch doesn't have the book you want, the library will send it from another branch. The branch... More 

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