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Central Library. Your Library. Reimagined.

A Central Library branch that supports our neighbourhood branches will revitalize us in ways we didn’t imagine were possible.

2023 Report to the Community

May 14, 2024
2023 was a year of growth and reinvention at the Library. Read our 2023 Report to the Community here.

Welcome to Our New Website!

Learn about our new website, featuring a spectacular new online catalogue, event listings and improved navigation.

Get Started: Create Your New BiblioCommons Account

You'll need to create a BiblioCommons account to place holds, make lists, and maintain your Library account online.

Why buy when you can borrow?
Sign up for a Library Card today!

TBPL For You

Read. Sing. Play.

Children and their family or caregivers will enjoy this 100% literacy based drop in storytime combining stories, music, rhymes, and play.

Discord for YOUth

Join our youth-only Discord server! Meet TBay teens in a safe welcoming digital community. Chat about games, memes, and events. Ages 13-18

Attraction Passes

Explore local attractions for FREE with passes you can borrow from our collection!

Children's IKC Books

Find some of our favourite books for children on this list from our Indigenous Knowledge Centers!

What's On

Featured Event

Register Now for TD Summer Reading Club, part of a series

Jun 21st | 9:30am - 11:45pm
Available at All Branches
Earn great incentives just for reading, all summer long!

Support your Library

Your gift helps our entire community!

New In Our Collection

New & Coming Soon

Staff Lists

We acknowledge that the City of Thunder Bay has been built on the traditional territory of Fort William First Nation, signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850. We also recognize the contributions made to our community by the Métis people.

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