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Toronto built ten public libraries built between 1907-1916 using Carnegie grants. Toronto Public Library continues to use seven of the ten, two have been sold and one demolished: Yorkville, Central Reference Library, West Toronto, Queen & Lisgar, Riverdale, Weston, Mimico, Beaches, High Park and Wychwood branches. See also http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/about-the-library/library-history/carnegie.jsp . See also the TPL History : Branch Libraries board for other buildings.

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Koffler Student Centre Bookstore ceiling - former Toronto Central/Reference Library Carnegie Library, Library Boards, University Of Toronto, Landscape Photos, Libraries, Centre, Public, Stairs, Ceiling

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Koffler Student Center Bookstore - former TPL Central Library ceiling Carnegie Library, Library Boards, Central Library, University Of Toronto, Libraries, Public, Ceiling, Student, History

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Wychwood Library has a new approach! Date: 7 April 1979 Toronto Public Library Carnegie Library, Library Boards, Mind Body Spirit, Libraries, New Books, Toronto, Public, York, History

Wychwood Library has a new approach!

Wychwood Library has a new approach! Date: 7 April 1979 Toronto Public Library

Wychwood Library entrance and front (west) facade Toronto Public Library Date: Notes: Inscribed on verso: Photo by The Imperial Studio, 462 College St, Phone Col. Carnegie Library, Library Boards, Libraries, Facade, Entrance, Toronto, Multi Story Building, Public, Notes

Wychwood Library entrance and front (west) facade

Inscribed on verso: Photo by The Imperial Studio, 462 College St, Phone Col. 9769. Prop. Herbert Sex

Wychwood Library after its renovation and expansion, 1979 Carnegie Library, Library Boards, The Expanse, Libraries, Toronto, Public, Park, History, House Styles

Wychwood Library after its renovation and expansion, 1979

Published in Reading in Toronto, Annual Report 1979, Toronto Public Library.

Wychwood Branch, Toronto Public Library, exterior view 1979 Carnegie Library, Library Boards, Landscape Photos, Toronto, Exterior, History, Libraries, Public, Outdoor

Wychwood Branch, Toronto Public Library, exterior view

Toronto Public Library (1883-1998) fonds. Unaccessioned records. Photographs. Box 41. Branches Wychwood

Wychwood Branch, Toronto Public Library, construction of addition and renovation Picture published in Reading in Toronto, Annual Report Toronto Public Library. Carnegie Library, Library Boards, Libraries, Toronto, Public, Construction, Mansions, History, Reading

Wychwood Branch, Toronto Public Library, construction of addition and renovation

Picture published in Reading in Toronto, Annual Report 1978, Toronto Public Library.

Phillip H. Carter, renovation and addition for Wychwood Branch, Toronto Public Library, architectural model circa 1977 Carnegie Library, Library Boards, Libraries, Toronto, Public, History, Architecture, Artwork, Model

Phillip H. Carter, renovation and addition for Wychwood Branch, Toronto Public Library, architectural model

Toronto Public Library (1883-1998) fonds. Unaccessioned records. Photographs. Box 41. Branches Wychwood

Phillip H. Carter renovation and addition for Wychwood Branch, Toronto Public Library, architectural model circa 1977 Carnegie Library, Library Boards, Libraries, Toronto, Public, History, Architecture, Building, Model

Phillip H. Carter renovation and addition for Wychwood Branch, Toronto Public Library, architectural model

Toronto Public Library (1883-1998) fonds. Unaccessioned records. Photographs. Box 41. Branches Wychwood

Public library of Toronto children's card Date: 1916 Notes: Toronto Public Library children's card belonging to Alec Barton, 840 Davenport Road, age no. expires 2 Sep Issued at Wychwood Branch, Old Libraries, Public Libraries, Public Library Design, Carnegie Library, Library Boards, Book Posters, Vintage School, Library Programs, Local History

Public library of Toronto children's card

Toronto Public Library children's card belonging to Alec Barton, 840 Davenport Road, age 11, no. 73715, expires 2 Sep 1919. Issued at Wychwood Branch, 1916.

Children in Boys and Girls Room, Wychwood Branch, Toronto Public Library, Toronto, Ont. Date: 18 March 1939 Notes: Inscribed on verso: "Wychwood March Provenance: Toronto Public Library. Carnegie Library, Library Boards, Local History, Libraries, Boy Or Girl, Toronto, Public, March, Notes

Children in Boys and Girls Room, Wychwood Branch, Toronto Public Library, Toronto, Ont.

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Wychwood Branch, Toronto Public Library, Christmas party Date: Notes… Carnegie Library, Library Boards, Youth Leader, Young Life, Vintage Photographs, Gods Love, Make Me Smile, Toronto, Art Photography

Wychwood Branch, Toronto Public Library, Christmas party

Toronto Public Library (1883-1998) fonds. Unaccessioned records. Photographs. Box 41. Branches Wychwood

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