TPL Board Elects New Chair and Vice Chair

February 5, 2018 | Media Relations

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At its Jan 29 meeting, the Toronto Public Library (TPL) Board elected Sue Graham-Nutter as the Board's new chair, and Strahan McCarten as the new vice chair. Both Ms. Graham-Nutter and Mr. McCarten have been board members since February 2015....

Room Booking Event at Richview Library

July 12, 2017 | Media Relations

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This statement is in response to concerns expressed about a third-party room rental booking at Richview library tonight: We have taken the concerns that have been raised very seriously, and have carefully assessed this situation from a legal, library and...

More Library Branches to Open On Sundays This Summer

June 22, 2017 | Media Relations

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Increased Access is part of the City’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Toronto Public Library (TPL) is pleased to announce that as part of the City of Toronto’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, six more library branches will open on Sundays year-round: Albert Campbell...

Newly Renovated Eglinton Square Branch Re-Opens June 23

June 20, 2017 | Media Relations

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Toronto Public Library (TPL) is thrilled to announce the renovated and expanded Eglinton Square Branch​ (south side of Eglinton Ave at Victoria Park) is re-opening to the community on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 10 am. The branch is in...

Provincial Funding Reduction

Update - May 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. - The provincial government has announced it will restore the $1.4 million annual funding: https://twitter.com/LibPressSec/status/859867966929817602 The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport has cut Toronto Public Library’s provincial funding by almost 20...

Toronto Public Library Celebrates Freedom To Read

February 24, 2017 | Media Relations

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Toronto Public Library is celebrating Freedom to Read Week from February 26 to March 4. This annual event encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom. This freedom is a core value for public libraries, and...