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“Amazing TPL”

Toronto Public Library
Ranked #14 of 536 things to do in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This beautiful building contains a dramatic interior complete with pool and waterfall.
Reviewed May 29, 2014

The Toronto Public Library, or the TPL to its legion of members, is undoubtedly one of the greatest municipal lending facilities in the world. Its collections and circulation figures are or have been Number 1 on the planet, its online services and huge branch operations are superb, and its popularity with "bookies" is second to none. Friendly and effective staff, the ability to reserve new releases on line, and the sheer scope of its services simply make it "the best" of public lending libraries in the entire world.

Thank Robert G
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a great facility for Torontonians and unless our mayor decides to do something moronic and cut funds for it, this is really worth visiting. It has a wide selection of books, and you can even rent some movies from it. Some branches also have a Museum pass program to get free tickets for city attractions like the AGO, the ROM, Casa Loma, Ontario Science Center or the Toronto Zoo. Overall, this is a great place with great resources!

Thank B S
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

The city of Toronto's library and its staff are second to none. The collection is extensive, the online services amazing and the staff are wonderful and go out of their way to be helpful.

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Reviewed May 24, 2014

Went there to do some studying, lots of sittings places (almost full), quiet and easily accessible, close to the metro station

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Reviewed May 17, 2014

Lots of librarians to assist. Lots of resources, and if you don't need to borrow them you can view without having a library card. Lots of international students here as well as local scholars.

Thank MacGregorNewman
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