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Library Services Update

Toronto Public Library recently experienced a cybersecurity attack. Library branches remain open but certain services are unavailable. Learn more about timelines for bringing library services online.

To help you navigate our services while we work to restore our website to full functionality, we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions.

Additionally, you can contact us at [email protected] or 416-397-5981 for further assistance.

Board Meeting
A meeting of the Toronto Public Library Board is scheduled for Monday, December 4, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. View the agenda, related Board reports, and information needed to join the meeting.

What's available

What’s At Stake?

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What's not available

  • and online personal accounts
  • Public computers
  • Printing
  • tpl:map passes
  • Some digital collections, including Cantook Station, LinkedIn Learning and O'Reilly Learning
  • Placing, suspending or managing holds
  • Renewing library cards (but library cards won't expire during this time)
  • Self-service hours at Swansea and Todmorden Room branches

Access available online services

TPL Websites

Books, Movies, Magazines, Music and Newspapers

Databases, Research and eLearning

Register for upcoming Live & Online programs and watch past TPL events on demand:

Listen to TPL podcasts:

Contact Us

For questions about library service:
[email protected] or 416-397-5981

For questions about cybersecurity incident:
Current and former employees: [email protected]
Customers: [email protected]

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