Post-PaperJam: A Volunteer’s Perspective

PaperJam came and went! But what an event! I feel like PaperJam’s been on my calendar for so long. I’ve been anticipating PaperJam with every Instagram post, every conversation about it. It’s weird that it’s over. But it was such a pleasure seeing the zine community come together for a local event, supporting the Toronto… Continue reading Post-PaperJam: A Volunteer’s Perspective

Associations: a compilation zinemaking workshop

🪄 TZL presents ASSOCIATIONS – an opportunity to abandon mementos and memories that no longer serve you, all within the pages of a compilation zine 🧙⛓️ ⚰️ the idea: inspired by many other exhibitions that give individuals the space to anonymously leave associations behind. each participant will be invited to create one page that will… Continue reading Associations: a compilation zinemaking workshop

PaperJam 2024

When: Sunday, April 7th 2024, 12-5pm Where: TRANZAC Club, Main Hall & Living Room (292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto) Important Dates: Accepted applicants will be emailed by March 8th.

hallowZINE 2023

hallowZINE is right around the corner 🧟🪄⛓️ so what is it? ✨ hallowzine is a drop-in compilation zinemaking session where we invite participants to create one page to be added to a collective zine project centred around horror in media. horror movies, books, games, you name it, we want to hear about it! you could… Continue reading hallowZINE 2023

we won’t be pushed out: organizing against corporate housing development

tuesday october 3, 7-10 PMtranzac club, main hall.292 brunswick avenue physically accessible space(unfortunately, no ASL interpreter)masking encouraged people over profit Across Toronto, we have seen the damaging impact on housing as developments displace communities in the interest of profits. Organizations across the city are fighting back against these developments, making demands for social housing and… Continue reading we won’t be pushed out: organizing against corporate housing development

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Bookbinding Workshop

Join us Saturday August 26th for a beginner bookbinding workshop! When: 1-3pmWhere: The Tranzac (292 Brunswick Ave) in the Living Room.Cost: FREE! Donations are always welcomed, and go towards making these events possible.Mask Policy: This is a masked event; they will be available at the door. All materials will be provided to participants in individual… Continue reading Bookbinding Workshop

Temporary closure!

Due to some renovations happening next door to the library, we are currently temporarily closed. We are hoping to reopen for Friday August 25th’s open hours. Sorry for any inconvenience! Please follow our Instagram for regular updates:

Zine Resources

I first created this Zine Resources document in April 2023 as a resource for zinesters locally, and beyond. I’ve updated it today with one addition, but it’s meant to be a living document, and I welcome submissions for it at any point. Along with that document, I’m keeping track of Upcoming Zine-Related Events and Calls… Continue reading Zine Resources

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Some November Newsies

An ongoing project at the Toronto Zine Library is to go through our physical collection and update records in the digital catalogue with new metadata and images. At the same time, we’re still working through our bins upon bins of uncatalogued zines! So periodically, I’ll be highlighting some new to the library and/or new to… Continue reading Some November Newsies