Hungarian at Your Library| Magyar

March 23, 2018 | Maria Samurin

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Welcome to Toronto! Üdvözöljük Torontóban!

Toronto Public Library offers many services, all free, to help you get settled in Toronto. If you're new to the library, you can learn more in this free guide to library information in Hungarian

Barbara Frum Branch, Toronto Public Library

Did you know that there are two library branches that carry Hungarian materials at the Toronto Public Library? You'll find large collections (1,500 or more items) at Toronto Reference Library and Barbara Frum.

With thousands of books, CDs, DVDs and magazines to choose from, make Toronto Public Library the first place you visit if you want to read Hungarian books, watch Hungarian movies, or learn Hungarian.

Browse Materials in Hungarian


You can also use your library card to watch Hungarian movies from home by logging onto Hoopla. Here are some of the available titles:

Tarr Bela I Used To Be A FilmmakerFever At DawnThe Turin Horse The Exam

Don't have a library card yet? Don’t worry! Get your free library card by visiting any Toronto Public Library branch with valid and current name and address identification.

If you or someone you know wants to learn Hungarian, the library also has instructional books, audiobooks, and DVDs that can help. Mango Languages has a Hungarian online course, which is free to use with a Toronto Public Library card.

Mango Languages

The library also has a Digital Archive, which includes historical photos of Hungarians, like this one: 

Young hungarians gather in metro
Young Hungarians gather at The Canadian Hungarian Youth Federation founding conference in Toronto. Photography: Barkley, Harold (1974)

On behalf of Toronto Public Library, we hope that you enjoy our Hungarian collection.

Welcome to the library!