Toronto Reference Library

The Toronto Reference Library is located in Bloor-Yorkville one block north of Bloor Street on the east side of Yonge Street.

Branch features include:

General Features

  • Asquith Press
  • Balzac’s Café
  • Bennett Family Foundation Canadian Literature Collection
  • Book Discussion Group: contact the branch for more information
  • Book Drop – 24 Hours
  • Book Ends South Used Bookstore
  • CD/LP/DVD/VHS Listening/Viewing Stations (8)
  • ESL/Language Learning AV Stations (6)
  • Express Checkout
  • Intellisearch – Custom Research
  • Marilyn & Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre
  • Microform Reader
  • Newcomer Information Service
  • Page and Panel – The Toronto Comic Arts Festival Store
  • Piano/Practice Rooms (2)
  • Picture Collection
  • Preservation & Digitization Lab
  • Public Phones (inside)
  • Quiet Study Rooms – 3 Large (seats 3-6), 2 Small (seats 1-2)
  • Seating for 1250
  • Study Pods (15)
  • Study rooms for Persons with Disabilities – 4 (1 room, 3 pods)
  • TD Gallery
  • TTY Service
  • The Writers’ Room
  • Toronto Star Newspaper Room
INFORMATION
Address
Address789 Yonge St. Toronto
Contact Phone 1
  • Open NowToday : 09:00 - 17:00
  • Monday09:00 - 20:30
  • Tuesday09:00 - 20:30
  • Wednesday09:00 - 20:30
  • Thursday09:00 - 20:30
  • Friday09:00 - 20:30
  • Saturday09:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday09:00 - 17:00

Recent Blog Posts

Blog

CANFAR Presents: Bloor Street Entertains

The Bloor-Yorkville BIA is proud to return as the Official Community Partner for CANFAR‘s (Canadian Foundation for Aids Research) Bloor Street Entertains (BSE). This annual charity event brings together our esteemed retailers

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Live Music in Bloor-Yorkville!

The origins of Bloor-Yorkville are firmly rooted in live music. In the 1960s, Bloor-Yorkville was a cultural epicenter for some of Canada’s greatest musical talents,

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