July 25, 2021

Locally-Owned Coffee House Set To Open in Toronto Reference Library

The Toronto Reference Library is one of the many branches in the Toronto Public Library system, the busiest urban library system in the world. Later this month locally-owned Balzac’s Coffee Roasters will open in the library and a new article from BlogTO tells the story of the coffee house and its owner. We love everything […]

Roundup: Toronto Public Library Workers Go On Strike

The Toronto Public Library is the busiest urban library system in the world. (Fast Facts About TPL) More than 2300 library workers belong to the union. Statements From the Toronto Public Library Workers Union: Toronto Public Library Workers call strike after Library Board fails to offer fair deal (via TPLWU) TPLWU 4948 on Twitter From […]

Cuts to Service, New Fines Proposed to Slash Toronto Library Budget

The Toronto Public Library is the busiest urban library system in the world and the largest public library system in Canada (98 branches). From The Globe and Mail: Facing demands from Mayor Rob Ford to slash a further 4.3 per cent from her budget, Toronto’s chief librarian is proposing new fines and a slate of […]