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
  • Closed NowToday : 09:00 - 20:30
  • 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

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