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About the Foundation

The Toronto Public Library Foundation is a registered charity that raises funds to support the exemplary collections, groundbreaking programs and services, and the innovative community spaces at the world’s busiest public library system; Toronto Public Library. Since its inception in 1997, the Foundation has raised over $84 million thanks to generous donors and corporate partners who have helped fund such popular and beloved programs as the TD Summer Reading Club and the Sun Life Musical Instrument Lending Library. Donating to Toronto Public Library is an investment in literacy, education, culture and the vitality of a world-class city.

How Do We Fundraise?

The Foundation works closely with our community and dedicated volunteers to fundraise through:


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Show your library love by owning I’m Library People merchandise in support of Toronto Public Library. Available for sale online, and in the Page & Panel Shop in the Toronto Reference Library, partial proceeds from every sale will benefit TPL, so spread the word and let everyone know they should be Library People.

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Land Acknowledgement Statement

Toronto Public Library is situated on Indigenous land and Dish with One Spoon territory. This is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Wendat, and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. Toronto Public Library gratefully acknowledges these Indigenous nations for their guardianship of this land. More Information.


Children and adults come to Toronto Public Library (TPL) to learn how to read. Young and old come to the Library to continue their life long learning. Entrepreneurs and innovators come to create, collaborate and connect. Your donations help TPL make this all possible.