The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon

Toronto Reference Library, 2nd Floor
789 Yonge Street, Toronto
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Located on Level Two of Toronto Reference Library, the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon is a unique and innovative 12,000 sq. ft conference and meeting centre. It is comprised of three large modular rooms (Epic Hall, Prologue and Novella) and two private outdoor terraces which provide spectacular views of the city.

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Epic Hall

The largest of the three Appel Salon rooms, Epic Hall features exposed brick and contemporary wood panel walls. Picturesque windows provide ample natural light and a private terrace overlooks the Rosedale Valley. Epic includes a built-in stage and is carpeted with recessed lighting
  • Theatre seating: 458
  • Reception: 458
  • Round table seating: 400


  • Theatre seating: N/A
  • Reception: 458
  • Round table seating: N/A

Prologue is an ideal reception room featuring picturesque windows along the east side with a private terrace. It includes high ceilings with skylights, a raised dais and a fully equipped built-in bar. Prologue is connected to Epic with a retractable glass partition.


  • Theatre seating: 118
  • Reception: 118
  • Round table seating: 110

Novella features unique art deco windows and a built-in display case showcasing Toronto Public Library Special Collections. Novella is connectedto Prologue with a retractable skyfold partition

Rental Options

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Rental Option Rental Fee
Appel Salon
(incl. Epic, Prologue, Novella
Daytime - $1,700-$2,200
Evening - $2,200-$3,475
Epic Hall & Prologue Daytime - $1,400-$1,900
Evening - $2,000-$3,100
Prologue & Novella Daytime - $1,400-$1,900
Evening - $2,000-$3,100
Novella Daytime - $1,000
Evening - $1,000

Daytime periods
Mon to Wed: 8 am - 4 pm
Thurs to Sun 8 am - 3 pm

Evening periods
Mon to Wed: 4 pm - 1 am
Thurs to Sun: 3 pm - 1 am



Public Transit

TTC subway station Yonge. Walk to library north on Yonge Street.


Paid parking. Nearby parking lots on Cumberland Avenue, Yorkville and Asquith Avenue.

Toronto Reference Library, 2nd Floor
789 Yonge Street (1 street north of Bloor)
Toronto ON M4W 2G8
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