Choose from an intimate exhibit gallery, a vaulted reading room or large vibrant light-filled spaces within the library’s flagship iconic Reference Library. Consider renting an entire branch - Scarborough Civic Centre Library, Fort York Library and Bloor Gladstone Library for your next celebration and party in the stacks in one of three of Toronto Public Library’s most architecturally striking buildings.
Toronto Public Library’s unique event venues offer premium cultural experiences, at affordable prices, managed by experienced and expert event staff.
We invite you to browse through the many library venue options and discover our beautiful buildings, in desirable easy-to-access locations across the city.

Room Details

Toronto Reference Library Venues
The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon: Capacity of 400 people seated & 575 reception
Beeton Hall Events Centre: Capacity of 120 seated + additional breakout spaces
Toronto Reference Library Level One: Capacity of 400 people seated & 750 reception
Toronto Reference Library Level Two: Capacity of 500 people reception
The Marilyn & Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre: Capacity of 100 people reception
TD Gallery: Capacity of 60 people reception
Library Branches
Bloor Gladstone Library: Capacity of 400 people reception
Fort York Library: Capacity of 100 people seated & 300 reception
Scarborough Civic Centre Library: Capacity of 200 people seated & 350 reception
Toronto Public Library Venue Rentals & Private Events
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Venue Features & Benefits


Unique Venues

Beautiful award-winning architecture and distinctive spaces
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Cultural Experience

Affordable prices, easy-to-access locations across Toronto

Support The Community

services that make people's lives a little easier.

Rent A Full Branch

Have a party in the stacks!

Expert Event Staff

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Intimate Weddings

To obtain a free estimate simply fill out the form below. One of our event consultants will contact you within 24 hours.

Drapery Quote

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