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Using Toronto's Libraries for Your Research


The TIFF Reference Library is open to the public and does not require identification for entry. The collection is non-circulating. It has four media stations and two public access that can be used to view films as long as certain guidelines are followed. Contact the library before visiting to confirm that materials are available, and to allow time for them to be retrieved if they are offsite.

To contact the library and arrange a tour or to view materials, call 416.599.TIFF / 416-599-8433 x2, email or fill out this request form. Here are the library hours.


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The Film Reference Library is  located on the 4th floor of the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Reitman Square (corner of King Street and John Street).