Toronto Public Library Participates in Doors Open Toronto

May 24, 2018 | Edward Karek

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Toronto Public Library is thrilled to showcase Toronto Reference Library on Doors Open Toronto by Great Gulf with an open house of the Preservation & Digitization Department on the lower level and a rare glimpse of some our greatest treasures on the fifth floor in the Marilyn & Charles Baillie...

City Librarian's Report for May 2018

May 18, 2018 | Vickery Bowles

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Below is my report for the May 2018 Toronto Public Library (TPL) Board meeting, summarizing key activities in support of the priorities outlined in our strategic plan. This report covers items that are not part of the Board agenda package. Advancing Our Digital Platforms TPL Email Communications Get Easier TPL...

Toronto Public Library and Inside Out Expand Accessibility Through the Sun Life Financial MAP Program

May 11, 2018 | MAP Coordinator

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If you have a valid adult library card and you’re a fan of great documentaries & feature films, Toronto Public Library has some good news. As part of its Sun Life Financial Museum + Arts Pass program, the library is teaming up with the 2018 Toronto Inside Out LGBT Film...

Celebrate Bike Month 2018!

May 7, 2018 | Diana L.

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From May 28 to June 30, Toronto and several Greater Toronto Area cities will celebrate Bike Month with fun events dedicated to raising awareness of the benefits of cycling, and to encourage people to ride their bikes more! Toronto Public Library joins in on the celebrations by offering a variety...

City Librarian's Report for April 2018

April 20, 2018 | Vickery Bowles

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Below is my report for the April 2018 Toronto Public Library (TPL) Board meeting, summarizing key activities in support of the priorities outlined in our strategic plan. This report covers items that are not part of the Board agenda package. Breaking Down Barriers to Access, Driving Inclusion TPL Resources for...

Toronto Public Library and Hot Docs Expand Accessibility Through the Sun Life Financial MAP Program

April 12, 2018 | MAP Coordinator

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If you have a valid adult library card and you’re a fan of great documentaries, Toronto Public Library has some good news. For the second year, as part of its Sun Life Financial Museum + Arts Pass program, the library is once again teaming up with the 2018 Hot Docs...

Our Fragile Planet: Environmental Programs for Spring 2018

March 21, 2018 | Diana L.

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This spring, the Our Fragile Planet program series will bring together authors, scientists, gardening experts and other advocates of the environment to raise awareness about the state of our planet and how we can protect it! With the support of the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, Our Fragile Planet...

Learning Circles at the Library

March 13, 2018 | Diana S.

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Did you know that less than 10 percent of people who enroll for online courses complete them? Don’t be discouraged! The library wants to help – which is why we’ve started offering Learning Circles. The likeliness of completing an online course increases to 55 percent if you take the course...

City Librarian's Report for March 2018

March 9, 2018 | Vickery Bowles

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Below is my report for the March 2018 Toronto Public Library (TPL) Board meeting, summarizing key activities in support of the priorities outlined in our strategic plan. This report covers items that are not part of the Board agenda package. Breaking Down Barriers to Access, Driving Inclusion Cedarbrae Hosts Mayor’s...

Spend March Break at the Library

March 8, 2018 | Myrna

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March Break begins next week, and we have a fun-filled line-up of programs to keep children, families and teens busy all week long. With 400+ programs planned at branches throughout the city, there is something for everyone, from music and magic to science and maker programs. Information about our full...