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Canadian Citizenship Test Preparation Resources

Getting ready for your citizenship test? Learning Express has practice tests and answers to help you prepare!

Digital Innovation

About Digital Innovation Hubs

Users of all ages and skill levels are invited to come play, learn, and explore in our Digital Innovation Hubs!

3D Printing Tutorials on Linkedin Learning

A large selection of tutorials related to 3D printing concepts & 3D design software are available to library users on Linkedin Learning.

Looking into Your Online Life: Come inside the Glass Room

Come into the Glass Room this year, and make 2019 the year you know more about the privacy trade-offs you make!

Browse New Books for Adults

Browse New Books for Teens

Browse New Books for Kids

Digital Archive Ontario

Digital Archive Ontario

Explore hometown histories and beyond with unrestricted access to Toronto Public Library's Special Collections and expert blog posts.

Indigenous Ontario

Connect with Indigenous Ontario through images! (Pictured: Chief Billy Diamond, 1989)

Canadian WWII Posters

Access high-resolution primary sources of Canada's propaganda efforts during the Second World War.

Everything Sherlock

Arthur Conan Doyle Collection

Explore one of the world's foremost collections of library materials devoted to the life and work of Arthur Conan Doyle.

Sherlock Holmes: The Original Stories and Beyond

Step into a world of mystery and espionage with these titles inspired by adventures of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes.

Reimagining Sherlock Holmes

Since the expiration of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s copyright, authors have reimagined Sherlock. Are these novels a disappointment to purists?

TPL Kids!

Brainfuse Online Homework Help

Online homework help for students in grades K-12 offered daily from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The Eh List


Do you need recommendations for your next great read? Are you desperate to get out of your reading rut? Our staff are offering their #TOpicks on Twitter: personal recommendations of books and other materials for Torontonians. Join the conversation and share your#TOpicks, opens a new window.

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Daniel Mann on Twitter: "Before I knew what those sticky notes…" | 944412

Before I knew what those sticky notes on the books at @torontolibrary meant, I started reading 'Stranger Than We Can Imagine' by @johnhiggs. It is a terrific account of 20th century history that is approachable and fun to read. #TOpicks #MustRead #History #NonFiction

Toronto Public Library on Twitter: "Maria's ebook pick for this…" | 944626

Maria's ebook pick for this weekend: bid winter goodbye with Waubgeshig Rice's gripping, apocalyptic novel, Moon of the Crusted Snow, available all weekend with no waitlist!… #TOpicks

TPLChristie on Twitter: "Hi Arundel! I’m going to suggest ‘Half-Blood…" | 944624

Hi Arundel! I’m going to suggest ‘Half-Blood Blues’ by Esi Edugyan. Jazz, race, love, loyalty & betrayal, set in 1940s Berlin & Paris, this read has it all! The author recently won the #GillerPrize for the 2nd time so there is a waitlist. This novel was her first win 😊 #TOPicks

Our Fragile Planet

13 Ways to Reduce your Carbon Footprint this Fall

Even though you'll be spending less time outdoors come fall, this time of year is still perfect for eco-friendly activities and ways to…

Meet Our Environmentalist-In-Residence

Book a free, one-on-one, 30-minute consultation with Broti or Sophi to get tips for your ideas related to local green initiatives.

How to be Chic and Green on Our Fragile Planet

Summer is here, it's a chance to mindfully pause and consider the environment and the impact humanity and we personally have on our planet.…

Pollinator Week at Albion Branch!

Bees, and butterflies, and hummingbirds- oh my! Visit the Albion branch to celebrate National Pollinator Week!
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