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I’m Library People

Shop and Support the Library 

T-shirts, bags, notebooks, puzzles and more make the perfect gift for the library fans in your life. Partial proceeds from every item sold benefits Toronto Public Library.

New Retail Partner! We’re excited to be working with The Spacing Store located at 401 Richmond Street West in downtown Toronto.



I’m Library People Collection

  • Puzzle


    This 200 piece puzzle features all 100 TPL branches and is a fun activity for the entire family.

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  • Adult Tee


    This super soft (and stylish!) I’m Library People Tee makes a perfect gift for the library lover in your life.

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  • Tote Bag


    Made of sturdy cotton canvas with a contrasting black band, this is the book haul bag you need.

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  • Mini Tote


    Small laminated and water-resistant shopper tote that easily wipes clean.

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  • Notebook


    This jumbo journal is perfect for work, school or when writing your first novel..

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  • Youth Tee


    The must-have t-shirt for the little Library Person in your life.

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What it means to be Library People

Library People believe in the core values of Toronto Public Library: equity, diversity, intellectual freedom, innovation, inclusion, integrity, accountability and quality service for all Torontonians. If you agree, then you’re Library People too.


“Libraries are incredibly important for people. This is where the wisdom of the world is.”

-Joy Kogawa, Novelist, poet, member of the Order of Canada and Library People

Library People Stories – Video Gallery

George Stroumboulopoulos



Joy Kogawa

Share your Library story

There are many ways that TPL is helping its community so we want to hear from you how you are using the Library – its programs, services and spaces.

Email us at foundation@tpl.ca