Marilyn & Charles Baillie Special Collections

Toronto Reference Library, 5th Floor
789 Yonge Street, Toronto
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Located on Level Five, the Marilyn & Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre is the Reference Library’s crowning jewel, bringing prominence to the library’s vast and inspiring Special Collections.  Visitors escape to 1883 in the Arthur Conan Doyle reading parlor or examine rare treasures in the stunning vaulted rotunda.  Equipped with custom furniture encircling a reflective two-story column, the Centre is a truly unique event venue.

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  • Central location with easy access
  • Library Special Collections on display
  • Custom built in seating
  • Parking: Metered street parking and nearby lots
  • Capacity: 100

Rental rates


Weekend Evening

Rental Option Rental Fee
The Marilyn & Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre $1,500

 Weekend evening

Public Transit

Exit at TTC Bloor-Yonge subway station.  Walk north to the library, on the east side of 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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