Following the decision of the Ontario government to allow libraries to reopen for drop-off and pickup, the Toronto Public Library announced that it is starting curbside drop-off and pick-up service from May 25th.
Starting Monday, May 25, select library drop boxes will be opened to accept the return of library materials.
On Monday, June 1, drop boxes at all remaining accessible branches will open to accept returns.
TPL estimates that there are more than one million items currently out on loan.
Toronto library customers can continue to place holds online, through the TPL website at tpl.ca, and will then be able to pick up their materials through a curbside pick-up service which will be available in early June.
The suspension of fines implemented when the pandemic began will continue until regular service resumes.
All library branches remain closed to the public for in-branch services.
Many online library services continue to be available throughout these closures.