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Toronto Public Library

789 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-393-7000
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Great place to study

This placed helps me to get 2 professional certificates. You can find here anything that could... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
You won't believe what's inside

I went there for a Comic Art Festival, it was great! The inner space is impressing, Makes you want... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Toronto, Canada
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This beautiful building contains a dramatic interior complete with pool and waterfall.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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789 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-393-7000
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This placed helps me to get 2 professional certificates. You can find here anything that could help you study. People works here are very helpful and courteous. The cons is you have to be careful with your belongings. A lot of bummers/zombies pretending to be...More

2  Thank EyeGive
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I went there for a Comic Art Festival, it was great! The inner space is impressing, Makes you want to stay and read!

Thank ValvaMG
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Growing up I loved going to the library. Now, as an adult, I have relearned that pleasure. Escaping the hectic world to the solitude and peacefulness of one of Toronto's Public libraries is a go to place for me at least 2x a week.

Thank howardbreen
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Recently attended author talk by Ian Hamilton. Noce setting - less than 200 people. Bonus was having ino Ricci interview Ian Hamilton. Lots of time for questions at thend.

Thank Peg P
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I love the Toronto Reference Library. I have never been a student in Toronto, but I would go to this specific library just to read sometimes or chill at the Balzac coffee shop. It's a beautiful, large library and really is a great space to...More

2  Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I came here just to photograph the inside - it's very cool looking! I tend to visit cool looking libraries when on vacation. This one did not disappoint. One note, I walked in a took a picture and the security guard came over and told...More

3  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The side that faces Yonge is more accessible after renovation: coffee shop, gift shop, visible seating area. The other side is frequented by pigeons and looks quite insanitary... For charm, look just a block away to the Yorkville Library... how libraries used to be... and...More

Thank savvysolo
Reviewed 20 April 2017

My only complaint is some of the staff in the newspaper room can be a bit unhelpful. Otherwise the new Baldwin Room contains lots of historical documents and the Arthur Coonan Doyle room. In the process of a refurbish, if you can't find what you...More

2  Thank MarkhamMichelle
Reviewed 11 April 2017

MANY books in many languages, very friendly and helpful staff. My secret tip is free tickets in selected museums and galleries in town. Check out the website and read more info there, it's a great and easy way how to explore the town when you...More

1  Thank Karolina_Kolarikova
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Great place to spend a rainy afternoon!!!! I love browsing through their books. Lots of places to sit and read.

Thank PeterDCanada
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its
most stylish high-rise residences and heritage
buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden
arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel
from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of
the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools,
jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill
Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and
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