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Past exhibits

Here are some links to previous Virtual Exhibits that have highlighted materials from our collections:

All Aboard Toronto! - Railways and the Growth of a City. Celebrates the role that railways have played in the history and development of Toronto

Animals Are Allowed in the Library

Canadians On Guard - The Home Front 1939-1945

A Case of Considerable Interest - An exhibition celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection of the Toronto Public Library

Footprints of the Hound - Celebrating the centenary of the return of Sherlock Holmes in The Hound of the Baskervilles and the 30th Anniversary of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection

Frozen Ocean - Search for the North-West Passage

Group of 7: Style and Design. This virtual exhibition examines the book illustrations and bookplates designed by the Group of Seven, in particular the work of J.E.H. MacDonald and A.Y. Jackson.

Kabuki. A two-part exhibition of 18th and 19th century Japanese woodblock prints from the Toronto Reference Library's Performing Arts Department.

Picture Perfect - Canadian picture book art from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books

This Magical Book

Toronto: A Place of Meeting - An exhibit celebrating 10,000 years of the city's history.

Toronto's Sanctuaries - Church Designs by Henry Langley. Contains rarely seen architectural plans by Henry Langley.

Digital Collections sites

In addition to our virtual exhibits, we have a digital collections website where you can search our database of scanned items. They include maps, pictures, city directories, local history publications, and much more.

Toronto Public Library Digital Collections.

Or if you prefer to focus on Toronto, check out our Historicity website: