So long, late fines. Hello, library!

We’re happy to announce that we have permanently ended late fines for everyone, which will remove a barrier to access and make the library more welcoming to all Torontonians.

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Join the TD Summer Reading Club

Sign up in person or online, read anywhere and anything, earn stickers and badges, and so much more.

Online Services

Digital Comics

Find a great selection of digital comics for all ages.


2SLGBTQ+ Speculative Fiction

This Pride month, why not pick up a new and award-worthy 2SLGBTQ+ novel to celebrate?


Read Indigenous

Browse our new list of must-read titles for all ages written by Indigenous authors, writers, illustrators and knowledge keepers.


Improve Your Presentation Skills with LinkedIn Learning

Presentations can be challenging. Luckily, help is only a few clicks away.

Special Collections

All at Sea: Pirates, Merfolk and Sea Creatures

Explore treasures from our current exhibit the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books.


Celebrating Dads

Stories of kids and all kinds of dads to say thanks this Father's Day.


Pride Month Reads

Highlighting books by transgender and non-binary authors in celebration of Pride Month.


The Buzz...About Books

A Book You Read Just Because

Recommendations from staff and TPL Reading Challenge participants.

Browse blogs and podcasts

Upcoming online programs

  • Celebrate Pride Month

    Join us for free online and in person 2SLGBTQ+ programs throughout June 2022, including author talks, book clubs, storytimes, movie nights, and more.

    • Navigating Failure and Embracing Courage

      Tue Jun 14, 2022 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Listen to an industry professional share personal moments of perceived failure. Nina Iordanova's roots are in the film world, where she worked as anaward-winning actress before transitioning into tech. A two-time entrepreneur...

    • Careers Examined: Human Resources

      Wed Jun 15, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Learn more about a career in Human Resources from an experienced industry professional. Karin Hewlett is a Certified Human Resources Leader with her HR Management and Strategic HR Business Partner certification. Sh...

    • RESCHEDULED - Writing Workshop: Interesting Creative Nonfiction PART 2

      Thu Jun 16, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Note: This is a rescheduled event. When writing from our own true stories and experiences, how do we also ensure that the work remains both intimate and impactful to others? In this intimate participat...

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