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Toronto Public Library

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This library is a treasure

I saw Kate Mulgrew on her book tour and I was very impressed at the venue. The space is large... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MarthaWatt
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Toronto, Canada
Beautiful Lines and Stacks

Go for the stunning architecture and be sure to snap some photos, stay for the beautiful collection... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
umbrellaellaellaeheh
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St. John's, 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw Kate Mulgrew on her book tour and I was very impressed at the venue. The space is large enough for a large number of people to still enjoy an intimate experience. There is SO MUCH happening at the library; if something/one catches your...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MarthaWatt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go for the stunning architecture and be sure to snap some photos, stay for the beautiful collection of rare works

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank umbrellaellaellaeheh
Reviewed 1 week ago

If there are 539 excellent and very good reviews and less than 20 negatives, who are you going to believe?

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank butler69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But invest some money on the outside. Yonge/Bloor is changing and the architecture is so awful and depressing for an area seeing so much happening.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Spencertraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During the colder months, I would hide out here for an hour or two. It's a great place to read or do work and even just admire the layout of the library

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank chloecarys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff have always been very helpful and polite. At the larger libraries never a problem getting a computer. Municipal money well spent.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Using the library for reading and research is great. I have also attended many book launches and other events there. A highly recommended place to get away from it all and into a good book.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michael F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We we on a tour of the city and the guide mentioned that they have a study representative of Holmes' study. This all of a sudden became a must see. It is readily accessible to the public. Very cool to see so any details dedicated...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 855richardl
Reviewed January 9, 2019

This is a reference library (limited books to take out) - but it is so much more! It is a hopping place with multiple lectures (start a small business, cultural studies), courses (computer basics), computers (lots of them) and free internet. Lots of people. Hub...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paul J
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Good services. Plenty of books and magazines. Modern and clean. Comfortable to spend an afternoon in peace.

Date of experience: November 2018
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