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 to tickets to popular Appel Salon programs before they are released to the public
  • Recognition in the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Annual Report and on the Donor
    Recognition 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 by making a one-time or monthly donation today. 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+



Experience the power of literature at the next Literary Circle event:

Susan Orlean: The Library Book

Susan Orlean Book and PictureMonday, November 19, 2018

An intimate evening with acclaimed author
Susan Orlean. Bestselling author of Rin Tin Tin and
The Orchid Thief (the basis for the film Adaptation),
Susan Orlean, reopens the unsolved mystery of the
most catastrophic library fire in American history in
her soon-to-be released novel, The Library Book.


To sign up or find out, please contact  Ashley Boucher, 416-393-7073.