eResources & Research

eBooks & eAudiobooks

The books Crying in H Mart and Five Little Indians are shown on a tablet and phone

OverDrive eBooks & eAudiobooks

Our largest eBook collection. Includes current, popular fiction and non-fiction, audiobooks and magazines.

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O'Reilly Learning

Currently unavailable.

The latest books and videos from major technology and business publishers. Covers web and software development, management, marketing, and more.

Cantook Station

Currently unavailable.

French-language eBooks available from Quebéc, Franco-Canadian and some European publishers. Includes titles for adults, teens and children.

Magazines & Newspapers

Style at Home and The Economist magazines are shown on a tablet and phone

OverDrive Magazines

Current issues of popular magazines: news, business, entertainment, fashion, and more.

Flipster eMagazines

Current issues of popular magazines including Maclean's, Chatelaine, Bloomberg Businessweek, People and more.

PressReader

Online access to newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries in over 60 languages.


More digital newspapers

Music & Video

The movie Peace by Chocolate and tv show Alone are displayed on a tablet and phone.

Kanopy Streaming Video

Streaming access to over 30,000 movies, documentaries, and training videos aimed at adult viewers.

Hoopla

Borrow digital music, video and comics to stream in your web browser or enjoy offline on your smartphone or tablet.

Medici.tv

Streaming video of classical music concerts, operas, and ballets, live or on demand.

Naxos Music Library

Listen to great music spanning medieval to modern - classical, jazz, electronic, world music, etc. and find expert educational content.

Naxos Music Library (Jazz)

Listen to a comprehensive collection of jazz legends and contemporary jazz. Includes labels such as Blue Note, EMI, Warner Jazz and Fantasy Jazz.

Naxos Music Library (World)

Listen to traditional and contemporary world music from 32,000 artists from 150 countries. Includes the complete ARC and Smithsonian Folkways catalogues.


More music & video

Special Collections

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Special Collections and Rare Books

The library has important special collections in the areas of Canadian history, science, fiction, and children's literature, among other topics.

Toronto Public Library staff in front of Central Library, College Street. Circa 1920s

Local History and Genealogy

Explore the history of Toronto and its neighbourhoods through city directories, maps, photos and books.

  • eBooks & eAudiobooks

      Overdrive eBooks & eAudiobooks

      Our largest eBook collection. Includes current, popular fiction and non-fiction, videos and audiobooks.

      O'Reilly Learning

      Currently unavailable

      The latest books and videos from major technology and business publishers. Covers web and software development, management, marketing, and more.

      Cantook Station

      Currently unavailable

      French-language eBooks available from Quebéc, Franco-Canadian and some European publishers. Includes titles for adults, teens and children.

  • Music & Video

      Kanopy Streaming Video

      Borrow digital music, video and comics to stream in your web browser or enjoy offline on your smartphone or tablet.

      Hoopla

      Streaming access to over 30,000 movies, documentaries, and training videos aimed at adult viewers.

      Medici.tv

      Streaming video of classical music concerts, operas, and ballets, live or on demand.

      Naxos Music Library

      Listen to great music spanning medieval to modern - classical, jazz, electronic, world music, etc. and find expert educational content.

      Naxos Music Library (Jazz)

      Listen to a comprehensive collection of jazz legends and contemporary jazz. Includes labels such as Blue Note, EMI, Warner Jazz and Fantasy Jazz.

      Naxos Music Library (World)

      Listen to traditional and contemporary world music from 32,000 artists from 150 countries. Includes the complete ARC and Smithsonian Folkways catalogues.

      More music & video