Fountain, St. Lawrence Market, in front of west side of south front of north market, unveiling, 1877. Fountain given to city by Mayor Angus Morrison, later moved to Ferry Docks. Photographer unknown. - Courtesy of the Toronto Public Library.
"A library outranks any one other thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert." Andrew Carnegie - see here for photos of the 10 Carnegie Libraries built in Toronto.
Toronto has the busiest and, by most measures, the best library system in North America. But this precious public asset, founded in is falling behind. How could it not, after 20 years of political neglect and budget cuts?
"The Toronto public library piloted it's Human Library project. You can check out people from diverse backgrounds for a one on one conversation. The goal is to break down prejudice." Be a part of the Human Library Project.