Update on Service Disruption at Toronto Public Library

March 23, 2012 | Media Relations

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Library branches remain closed

TORONTO (Friday, March 23, 2012) – Toronto Public Library is experiencing a labour disruption and all library branches remain closed. Please review the following for the most up-to-date information regarding service availability.  

The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon:

The Appel Salon continues to operate during the labour disruption for non-library, commercial events.  Commercial bookings are proceeding with some minor adjustments to how attendees access Toronto Reference Library for their booking. If uncertain, please contact your event host or the Appel Salon 416-393-7148.

Service Update:

  • ALL library programs and events are cancelled during the labour disruption
  • ALL library branches and locations are currently closed
  • ALL book drops have been locked; please hold on to library materials until the labour disruption is over
  • NO overdue fines will be charged
  • ALL room and facility bookings are cancelled while branches are closed
  • Telephone and email support, including ebook support is NOT available
  • MOST website services are available including ebooks, reference & research materials online, KidsSpace and RAMP

 Keep updated about library services during the labour disruption:

Thank you for your continuing patience and understanding. We look forward to resuming library services when the labour disruption is over.

Media Contact: Anne Marie Aikins, Manager, Community Relations, 416-393-7212, media@torontopubliclibrary.ca