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Toronto Public Library

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wonderful place for so many things

Using the library for reading and research is great. I have also attended many book launches and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael F
Toronto, Canada
Where else can you find a Sherlock Holmes study????

We we on a tour of the city and the guide mentioned that they have a study representative of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
AUBURN, United States
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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
Old Toronto
+1 416-393-7000
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Reviewed 2 days 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 3 days 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank andydo999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's nice. Quiet. Lots of books. We were very impressed with how clean and quiet and well kept this big city library is. Great staff, very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HolLeighWood
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Last week we went on a field trip with our son's class to the library and walked through all the stacks looking at the beautiful (old and new) books. Enjoying the amazing architecture. If you are in the neighbourhood it is certainly worth the visit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Philip W
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Pretty much any book you want to find, or reserve if currently not available. Very helpful staff, excellent lighting, computer access, lectures, evening events, Balzac's for coffee a good place to meet friends.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AnnaMaria416
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The breadth and depth of materials that are available to card holders (free for city residents!) is phenomenal. It is even better now that they have partnered with Hoopla as content can now be checked out on your device (phone, tablet, computer) and automatically returned...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lellerto
Reviewed 26 November 2018

I have a thing for visiting other cities' libraries. This one is very neat and clean, with lots of natural light and a wonderful view of city hall. The place is very small however, with not a lot of seating available. There was a book...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

I did not use the Librray but had a guided tour as our Congress was taking place there. Huge facility, books in over 65 languages, tv room, music room, writers room, lots of reading space, 3D printers, etc. you can get in with your stuff,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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.