Members of the Literary Circle are a community of literary and Library lovers who support Toronto Public Library’s highest priority needs. Your donation is an investment in literacy, education and culture.

In addition to making an important impact at Toronto Public Library, Literary Circle enjoy access to events that feature fascinating authors, story-tellers and thought-leaders, while supporting the world’s busiest and biggest library–Toronto Public Library


Members benefits include:

  • Invitations to intimate events featuring renowned authors like Yann Martel, Salman Rushdie, Miriam Toews, Peter Wohlleben, Heather O’Neill, and Chef David Tanis
  • Reserve tickets to popular Appel Salon programs before they are released to the general public
  • Recognition in the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Annual Report
  • Recognition on the Foundation Donor Wall located at the Toronto Reference Library
  • A tax receipt for 100% of your donation

Become a Literary Circle Patron

You can become a Literary Circle patron today by annually making a donation to the Library at one of the following levels listed below. Click here to join this esteemed group of patrons.



Reader’s Circle | $1,000 – $2,499

Avid Reader’s Circle |  $2,500 – $4,999

Collector’s Circle | $5,000 – $9,999

Conservator’s Circle  |  $10,000 -$24,999

The Reserve List Circle | $25,000+


To learn more or to become a member, please contact Jenny Le , 416-393-7073.