Celebrate Library Settlement Partnerships Week at the Library with Dance from Around the World

October 6, 2016 | Media Relations

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Caption: Citizenship Judge Wojciech Sniegowski spoke to community members about the rights and responsibilities of Canadian citizenship at Agincourt Branch during LSP Week 2015. Toronto Public Library and seven local settlement agencies celebrate the eighth anniversary of Library Settlement Partnerships...

Mayor Tory to celebrate six more library branches now open on Sundays as part of the City's Poverty Reduction Strategy

September 10, 2016 | Media Relations

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Mayor John Tory will be on-hand at Toronto Public Library’s Centennial branch on Sunday to celebrate an important step in improving access to library services. As part of the City's Poverty Reduction Strategy, six more branches will now be open...

Toronto Public Library Celebrates Culture Days in Every Corner of the City

August 30, 2016 | Media Relations

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Culture Days @ Toronto Public Library presents free arts and culture activities across the city with 40+ FREE activities at more than 30 branches Toronto Public Library, in partnership with the Neighbourhood Arts Network (NAN), celebrates the return of Culture...

Zadie Smith, Mike Myers and Siddhartha Mukherjee Among Headliners for 2016 Bram & Bluma Appel Salon Fall Season

August 4, 2016 | Media Relations

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Be part of the ongoing Appel Salon conversation with new books and new ideas at Toronto Public Library’s signature event space for the literary and performing arts, politics and pop culture. 2016 Salon highlights: (l to r) Zadie Smith, Siddhartha...

June 2016 Board Meeting Highlights

June 30, 2016 | Media Relations

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The Toronto Public Library (TPL) Board met on June 27, 2016 at the Toronto Reference Library. Key topics discussed include: Capital Budget and Plan Submission The Board approved the 2017-2026 capital budget plan and submission (PDF). The funding request of...

More Library Branches to Open On Sundays

June 20, 2016 | Media Relations

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Toronto Public Library (TPL) is very pleased to announce that more branches will be open on Sundays in response to customer demand and the TPL Board’s vision for more open hours. Effective July 3, 2016, year-round Sunday service will begin...

Toronto Public Library Selects Summer’s Top 10 Reads for Teens

June 16, 2016 | Media Relations

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Toronto-based list is part of annual TPL Teens Summer Edition program With summer just around the corner, youth librarians at Toronto Public Library have picked their 2016 Top 10 Reads for Teens. The list features well-known and emerging local authors...

Toronto Public Library, Mayor Tory and Google Canada Announce Wi-Fi Hotspot Lending Program

June 15, 2016 | Media Relations

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Mayor John Tory, Toronto Public Library (TPL) and Google Canada today announced an innovative wi-fi hotspot lending library program that will give Torontonians free Internet at home. The pilot program has started in six TPL branches: Albion, Cedarbrae, Evelyn Gregory,...

Mayor John Tory, Toronto Public Library and Google Canada to Make an Announcement

June 14, 2016 | Media Relations

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Mayor John Tory, Toronto Public Library and Google Canada will make an announcement about more access to the Internet for residents living in neighbourhood improvement areas. Where: Thorncliffe branch, 48 Thorncliffe Park Drive Closest major intersection: Millwood Road and Overlea...

Toronto Public Library Announces New Senior Hire

June 7, 2016 | Media Relations

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Alex Hocevar will join TPL in the role of Director, Digital Services and Emerging Technologies Toronto Public Library (TPL) today announced the appointment of Alex Hocevar to the role of Director, Digital Services and Emerging Technologies. Alex has held a...