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Dara Renton
Toronto Public Library is one of the world's busiest urban public library systems. Every year, 19 million people visit our branches in neighbourhoods across the city and borrow 32 million items. To learn more about Toronto Public Library, visit our website at torontopubliclibrary.ca or call Answerline at 416-393-7131. To get the most current updates on what's happening at the library, follow us on Twitter @torontolibrary
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Review by Dayton The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle, by Rick Riordan, takes place in New York. Zeus blames Apollo for causing the war with Gaea, so he makes him a mortal and kicks him out of Mount Olympus. Apollo discovers that he is now a sixteen-year-old boy named... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at TPL Teens
I’d like to address the issue about last evening's private room booking event at Richview Library, which has received tremendous attention. It has been a difficult situation, but one that we’ve been guided through by our library values. First, a little bit of background. This event was booked as a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at What's On at the Library
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After being closed for a year, Toronto Public Library’s renovated and expanded Eglinton Square Branch reopened today, Friday, June 23 at 10 a.m. The branch has more than doubled in size from 4,700 to 10,000 square feet, and the community can look forward to a larger, more vibrant, bright, open... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at Local History & Genealogy
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On May 19, a headline from the Globe and Mail proclaimed that flooding threatened more than half of the buildings on Toronto Islands and CBC News reported that more than 40 percent of the islands were under water. “Right now, we have the highest water level that we’ve ever seen... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at Toronto Reference Library Blog
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Toronto Public Library (TPL) is thrilled to announce the renovated and expanded Eglinton Square Branch​ (south side of Eglinton Ave at Victoria Park) is re-opening to the community on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 10 am. The branch is in... Continue reading
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After two years of eager anticipation, the wait is finally over! The new Albion Branch reopened its doors to the public today at 3:30 pm, after being closed for three weeks. Excited families, adults and youths waited for the grand debut and were greeted by a line of staff members... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at What's On at the Library