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Toronto Public Library

789 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-393-7000
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A reference library in the centre of Toronto

This is the prime piece of real estate in the downtown core of Toronto on Yonge, for the inner city... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
oc8892016
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Toronto, Canada
This place is a very peaceful to go reading,

It has a place where you can just sit and read all afternoon, it is so beautiful inside to just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mrgrtmacdonald
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Toronto, Canada
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This beautiful building contains a dramatic interior complete with pool and waterfall.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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789 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Midtown
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+1 416-393-7000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the prime piece of real estate in the downtown core of Toronto on Yonge, for the inner city kids, they did not realise how lucky they are, we have to go there for some books that's not available in most local libraries, the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It has a place where you can just sit and read all afternoon, it is so beautiful inside to just tour this library. I love this place also have a café spot where you can enjoy drink, sandwiches.. I would recmend anyone that has kids...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A place of imagination! love the place. It you are a book lover you must visit this place. I have spent a great time there.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the architecture it is very unique. Multiple stories so you won't have to worry about not finding tables to sit. There are computer desks for your restless teenagers and many many books for the nerds as well. Quiet place to study. It is...More

Thank Jessie X
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If books and research are you hing, this place is ideal for you. Everything from City Historical Archives to microfiche editions of the London Times as far back as the 18th Century. Truly a great place to do research, watch a film or read quietly.

Thank Sammy S
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

If you are in the Yonge and Bloor area, be sure to drop in to the Toronto Reference Library. It looks like an unfinished brick pyramid from the outside, which may not seem too appealing, but once you go inside and walk past the fountain,...More

Thank Neil D
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Though I was only in Toronto for four days, I stopped by this place to check out the beautiful interior and was really glad I visited! It's a little out of the way, but definitely worth a stop if you want to spend a few...More

Thank Sara M
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

You can study in quiet space or bring your friends and study on a big table or access computers or just relax. There are many books, some TV. I like so much.

Thank Michele P
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

The Toronto public library is a nice quiet place too find any book you need or video's or cd's . A great place too use the free internet or just too study . The environment is for all ages and lots going on keep posted...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

I'm a professional researcher and I have been few places as nice as the main library. Most libraries really are pretty much the same, but the level of service for these folks is off the charts. The aesthetics of the building are wonderful-modern, pleasing to...More

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