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After years of planning, the Toronto Public Library's 100th branch opens on May 20.
Nominated for: rejuvenating a historic site and the surrounding neighbourhood.
Local listening parties celebrate the diverse and expansive record collection of the late Wayne Sorge.
New York and Chicago public libraries are lending out wireless internet access to underprivileged patrons.
The city's newest library features flexible design, hi-tech tools, and a whole lot of breathing room.
As the shopping mall marks its half-century, we look back at an earlier, groovier anniversary celebration.
What it takes to get a book removed from circulation—and how often that happens at the TPL.
It isn't just lip service: Torontonians really do love their libraries.
Sad reminders of the library strike found on Roncesvalles.
In today's Urban Planner: dip into the indie-publishing world with a zine festival; a discussion explores the future of libraries in the digital age; a film festival screens shorts made in just 24 hours; and York U takes on the baroque opera Dido and Aeneas.
Below, a list of library branches whose hours could be affected by the budget cuts tentatively approved by Mayor Ford's budget committee on Monday.
A new entrance and less construction hoarding signals changes to come.
Nominated for: exposing the idiocy of the Brothers Ford better than anyone else.
The TPL board rejected cuts to hours and programs, but library lovers aren't in the clear quite yet.
The TPL board doesn't want to cut hours, but it looks like the alternatives are equally unappealing.
"They are an excellent resource tool for people to acclimatize themselves to the city of Toronto...to learn English as a second language, for example. It goes a long way to helping them integrate into our city."
As budget season approaches, Toronto Public Library has eight new citizen board members. Three of them are lobbyists.
Rob Ford's cost-cutting agenda took its first obvious toll Wednesday, when the Urban Affairs Library closed for good.