Clean up! Clean up! Everybody clean up!

Why hello there zine friends,

The Toronto Zine Library will be closed this upcoming Sunday, November 26 for a much-needed clean up day. Our volunteers will be hard at work making the space better for your library browsing needs. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Looking to visit still? We got hours on Tuesday and Wednesday! Come visit between 6-8PM, we’ll be happy to see you.

 

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Staffed hours closed on Sunday 8 October

Hello, zine lovers!

We will not be holding staffed hours today. We will taking time to reflect on the colonial heritage of this country.

See you on Tuesday!

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Take a long look at our zine library additions!

Hello Zinesters!

Here’s a little introduction poem:

Come by the Toronto Zine Library & check out some awesome zines while Raging Against the Machines!

Brat// various// politics// full-size

Don’t Fret book one// Jordan Reg.Aelick// comics// odd-size

Proof I Exist #15// Billy McCall// perzine// quarter-size

Proof I Exist #20// Billy McCall// perzine// quarter-size

Last night at the casino #5// Billy McCall// perzine// quarter-size

Last night at the casino #8// Billy McCall & Chris Pernula// art// quarter-size

Proof I exist #12// Billy McCall// perzine// half-size

Proof I exist #25// Billy McCall// perzine// half-size

A good place to start #1// Billy McCall ed.// misc.// half-size

Proof I exist #24// Billy McCall// perzine// quarter-size

I like girls issue one// Sophie Mikhaylova & Erica Lenti ed.// perzine// half-size

(meta)paradox// Olivia M.// perzine// quarter-size

this isn’t gonna be pretty// anonymous// gender/queer// half-size

dear anonymous// seagreenzines ed.// perzine// half-size

Ang Pangalawang Pagtatapat// Siomai Charlene// perzine// half-size

Purple Myrtle Squeegy Issue 13// Hadass S. Ben-Ari// perzine// quarter-size

If you hate someone…You Hate Someone// Siomai Charlene// perzine// quarter-size

Abrazos de la Colonia// Antonio Rodriguez// Lit zine// odd-size

Uncanny #1// Olivia M.// Lit-zine// odd-size

Sleepy Details// Sophie Yanow// Art// Half-size

Dear Anonymous 2// SeaGreenZines// perzine// half-size

(meta)paradox #3// Olivia M.// perzine// half-size

Queer Indigenous Girl issue 3// Se’mana Thompson// gender/queer// half-size

Prick: Roar issue #2// Rory// gender/queer/ odd-size

 

 

 

 

 

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Feast your eyes on the zine additions

Hello zinesters,
Here’s a little introduction poem:
We’re cataloging quite a few zines this week
Sneak a peek at the zines on this page and try not to shriek!

From The Root #3: Mind // Whitney French & Melana Roberts, eds // culture // half-size
Zap // anonymous // art // half-size
Trilobite and the Living // Alison Moule // comics // half-size
Go By Bus// Niku// art// odd-size
Who’s Emma// Alan O’Connor// politics// half-size
Pains #5// anonymous// culture// full-size
Hello my name is// various// miscellaneous// half-size
#Hysterical Femme// Karina Killjoy// gender/queer//half-size
Black Boy Magic// various// culture// half-size
Moonlit Poetry// various// art// half-size
Zine awards suck// various// art// half-size
Takes more than a No.// Sharah Hutson// culture// half-size
Empower yoself before you wreck yoself// Melanie Fey & Amber McCrary, eds// culture// half-size
Razorcake #92// Todd Taylor, ed// fanzine// magazine
Razorcake #96// Todd Taylor, ed// fanzine// magazine
Property zine// Sun Rad & Deb Step, eds// art// full-size
The Ken chronicles// Ken Bausert// perzine// half-size
Shoeless Summer// Kari Tervo// perzine// half-size
Fallopian Falafel// Hadass Ben-Ari, ed// gender/queer// half-size
Documented thoughts & discussions on depression// Alisha Henry// misc. // half-size

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Wednesday hours back up and running

Hello zine friends,

We’d like to announce that we have Wednesday hours back up an running again! Come out for staffed hours between 6-8PM to check out the collection and borrow materials if you are a member.

Hope to see you out.

TZL Collective

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Everybody Make Zines!!!1

Hello friends,

As you know, it’s International Zine Month and we’re going to celebrate with a two nights of zine-making workshops! These workshops will be informal, more like an opportunity to make zines with some like-minded folks. They will be open to all levels of experience, from total “newbies” who have never made a zine (or perhaps, limited exposure to zines on a whole), to those who have a whole catalogue to their name. We’ll be providing some supplies and support.We just want to see everybody make some zines!

Night 1 will be on Sunday 23 July from 6-9PM in the Toronto Zine Library proper. We regret that our space is not wheelchair accessible.

Night 2 will be on Sunday 30 July from 6-9PM in the Tiki Room, on the first floor of the Tranzac. This night will be wheelchair accessible.

We’ll have a leave-a-zine, take-a-zine table, so please bring your previous work (if applicable) to trade and/or donate to our collection. If you have any lying around, feel free to bring old magazines for graphics.

We’ll also have a potluck, as per standard TZL form. Please refrain from bringing any dishes with peanuts or nuts; also, bring a list of ingredients in case other folks have allergies to other foods. Heck, why not bring the recipe for a recipe swap?

If you have any questions, concerns regarding accessibility or other matters, please let us know at torontozinelibrary@gmail.com

We hope to see you there!

Facebook event pages:

Night 1: https://tinyurl.com/y87ueo66

Night 2: https://tinyurl.com/y7d76gzs

 

 

 

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Catalogue update!

Happy International Zine Month! We have a modest update on newly cataloged materials.

Aloha from Hawaii!//Anne M. Peld//Culture//half-zine
Anecdata // Olivia M // perzine // odd-size
AQSA Zine #2: Love/Sex/Marriage & Immigration/Migration//Colab//Culture//half-zine
Black Atlantic Portals // Whitney French // culture // half-size
East Mall Community Zine // various // art // half-size
From the Root #1: Hair // Whitney French & Josiane Anthony H, eds. // culture // half-size
Gomibako #15 //Risu Belochka // culture // quarter-size
Gomibako #16 //Risu Belochka // culture // quarter-size
Hiroshima Yeah! #108 // Mark Ritchie // Perzine // half-size
Hiroshima Yeah! #112 // Mark Ritchie // Perzine // half-size
Hiroshima Yeah! #111//Mark Ritchie//Perzine//half-size
Hiroshima Yeah! #109//Mark Ritchie, Gary Simmons, Simon Morris, Francois Marceau//Perzine//half-zine
Maximumocknroll #256 // various // fanzine // magazine
Node Pajomo XVI//Anonymous//Fanzine//half-zine
Node Pajomo XV//Anonymous//Fanzine//half-zine
rasasvada #15//rasasvada.net//Art//quarter-zine
rasasvada #16//rasasvada.net//Art//quarter-zine
rut zine #50 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size
Support // Cindy Crabb, ed, & various // gender/queer // half-size

 

 

 

 

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New Additions, and Toronto Art Book Fair Week

Greetings small press lovers,

We have a list of new additions from the past month for you to peruse.

More importantly, it’s the Toronto Art Book Fair Week! Check out all that’s great in the Art Book World happening in Toronto from June 12-18. We will have a small “showcase” during staffed hours on Sunday, June 18th of more recent art zines from our collection. We encourage you to come out and check out this part of our collection if you have not already.

More information about the Toronto Art Book Fair can be found here: https://www.torontoartbookfair.com/

Enjoy!

New Additions:

Picking Bones #0 // Keet Geniza // comics // half-size

I am Racist and So Are You // Sharah Hutson and the Wooster Anti-Racist Collective // politics // half-size

Bitter feels // Billy Bitter // gender/queer // quarter-size

Manifesto #1 // Mark Pitts, ed. // art // quarter-size

Manifesto #2 // Ed Tillman, ed. // art // quarter-size

rut zine #4 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size

rut zine #5 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size

rut zine #6 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size

rut zine #10 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size

rut zine #11 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size

rut zine #12 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size

rut zine #16 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size

grape-nuts // Sara Lautman // comics // odd-size

Kneez Up #3 // anonymous // fanzine // quarter-size

Powdered Milk vol.14 // Keiler Roberts // comics // half-size

Castle & Wood #5 // Darins Huler // comics // half-size

queer indigenous girl issue 4: liberation // Se’mana Thompson // gender/queer // half-size

Los Amigo’s // Ivvan Ham // art // quarter-size

The Kindergarten of Hell; – and other short stories // Ryan Scott Welfle // litzine // half-size

Node Pajomo 2.2 // Node Pajomo // fanzine // half-size

xxv 15 // ieatyams // perzine // quarter-size

Begin Number 1 // Lane Van Ham // litzine // half-size

Switchblade Queens Chapter 0 The Train Job // Chris Eng // litzine // half-size

Protect Me From What I Want // Mirae Lee & Amy Wang // litzine // odd-size

Circles // Chat Perdu // Culture // Book

DP: Disordered Personality Borderline // tenderqueerasn // gender/queer // half-size

rut zine #13 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size

rut zine #15 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size

rut zine #17 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size

rut zine #18 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size

Straint #1 // Lane Van Ham // fanzine // half-size

Straint #2 // Lan Van Ham // fanzine // half-size

Straint #3 // Lan Van Ham // fanzine // half-size

Founders Era Artifacts: ABC No RIO // Vikki Law // fanzine // half-size

VRIDLO #1 // ImmyJ // perzine // half-size

Gutbucket Research #4 // anonymous // special interest // quarter-size

Gutbucket Research #4 // anonymous // special interest // quarter-size

Flicker // Norwood Cheek // special interest // odd-size

said the pot to the kettle: feminist theory for anarchist men // anonymous // politics // half-size

Gomibako #9  // Riso Belochka // culture // quarter-size

Gomibako #10 // Riso Belochka // culture // quarter-size

Gomibako #11  // Riso Belochka // culture // quarter-size

Gomibako #12 // Riso Belochka // culture // quarter-size

Sketchbag #2 // Jen Pilles // art // half-size

Forget Terrorism // anonymous // politics // half-size

Towards an anti-racist feminism // institute of race relations // politics // half-size

 

 

 

 

 

 

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New Additions and no staffed hours Tuesday 16 May

Hello friends,

Two updates for you: a list of newly added zines from the past few weeks, and a notice that we will not be having staffed hours Tuesday 16 May. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please come visit next week!

We’re also still open to new volunteers, so come swing by or send us an email at torontozinelibrary@gmail.com if you’re interested!

New additions (in no particular order):

PYO: Criminalization // various // politics // half-size
#Realtioga vol.5 // E.W. Yetter // special interest //quarter-size
The Autocaust // Danial Joshua Nagelberg & Zebulun // litzine // half-size
The Autocaust #2 // various // litzine // half-size
The Autocaust: Beef // various // litzine // half-size
Gomibako #17 // Risu Belochka // art // quarter-size
Gomibako #18 // Risu Belochka // art // quarter-size
Rut Zine #8 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size
Rut Zine #9 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size
Rut Zine #14 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size
Rut Zine #19 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size
Rut Zine #20 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size
Rut Zine #21 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size
Rut Zine #22 // Bianca Martin // perzine // quarter-size
GO NYC // Various// Gender-queer// legal size
The Angry Tooth // J. Swank // comics // odd-size
To Live A Lie X // Will Butler // fanzine // half-size
Fastcore Photos #2 // Will Butler & Jace Kuhn // fanzine // half-size
Fastcore Photos #4 // Will Butler // fanzine // half-size
Telegram #36 // Maranda Elizabeth // perzine // quarter-size
Telegram #37 // Maranda Elizabeth // perzine // quarter-size
Telegram #38/Critical Breakfast #1 // Maranda Elizabeth/Amber Dearest // perzine // quarter-size
Confessions // anonymous // perzine // quarter-size
Mythic Night World #1 // Ethan R. // perzine // quarter-size

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From out of the silence. . .

Hello friends!

You’ve probably noticed that we’ve been particularly quiet, almost too quiet. Well, we just wanted to let you know that we’re still around, we’re still going, still keepin’ zines. Please come visit us! Come talk to us!

We’re also looking for some more volunteers to join us and help keep us going. Interested? Let us know by shooting us an email at torontozinelibrary@gmail.com. We may not be the fastest at responding, but we will get back to you. Come get involved.

Just want to visit and read zines? Staffed hours are Sundays from 1-3PM and Tuesdays from 6-8PM. You are welcome.

Hope to see you soon!

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