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Toronto Public Library

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This major Toronto mid-town reference library(and other sites across the GTA) has been hosting a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Angela T
via mobile
Sherlock Lives Here!

Wonderful facilities for meeting especially when you can visit the room specifically designed for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer M
Burlington, Canada
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This beautiful building contains a dramatic interior complete with pool and waterfall.
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789 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-393-7000
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This major Toronto mid-town reference library(and other sites across the GTA) has been hosting a variety of events including literary writers like Thomas King in their 2nd floor Salon where you have access to bar & light snacks while you enjoy the event of the...More

Thank Angela T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful facilities for meeting especially when you can visit the room specifically designed for Sherlock Holmes.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The internet doesn't even work, literally slower than dial up internet from 2006, been like this for hours and the people that work there are so uptight and annoying. Would not recommend.

Thank Celena L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hosted a wedding here. The upstairs ballroom/hall is really nice for a wedding ceremony. Elegant and simple and yet sophisticated.

Thank Claudiu R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the Toronto Reference Library. This review will be about the building itself as I did not go there to use the actual library itself, so I know nothing about the quality of the books or service. What I do know, is that the...More

Thank TylerS30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This library does not look like much on the outside, but it is a spectacular building on the inside with a large open space and lots of research areas. We have a nice new library in Halifax and I was surprised how similar the design...More

Thank Art H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm impressed with this library. It is huge! A very friendly crew and every time that I needed, they were always ready to help me out.

Thank Jesuá S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern architecture exterior looking. amazing interior space design. concrete stair and mezzanine design are excellent . Quiet public reading area. Convenient coffee shop downstairs.

Thank ninggu5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was beautiful but it was remodelled with grace and charm. It is a good place to work and study. It is very impressive. The people who work there are very nice and informative. They make you feel welcomed. The building is home to...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It s excelent , you camd take any books amd read . Free wifi, music and water. Washrooms are cleen. It s a little too cold inside so a jacket will be good.

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Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its
most stylish high-rise residences and heritage
buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden
arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel
from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of
the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools,
jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill
Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and
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No, There is street parking which is paid and you will get a ticket of at least $30 if do not comply.