PaperJam : A Zine Fair 2023

When: Saturday March 25th, 2023, 12pm-4pm Where: TRANZAC Main Hall (292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto) Join us at our first PaperJam: A Zine Fair presented by the Toronto Zine Library. We’ll be hosting over 30 zine vendors on Saturday March 25th, 2023 from 12-4pm at the TRANZAC (292 Brunswick Ave) in the Main Hall and the… Continue reading PaperJam : A Zine Fair 2023

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

Happy HallowZine

Happy Halloween/Samhain Zinesters! Whether you’re dressing up, trick or treating, or binge-watching horror films, TZL hopes you have a great night. To mark the day, here are some featured zines from our collection to set the Halloween mood. Monster Mash #1 // J. Reginald Aelick // Art First we have Monster Mash #1 an Art… Continue reading Happy HallowZine

Open Hours Return

Starting today, our weekly open hours return, every Tuesday 6-8pm. Come visit us, browse some zines, and hang out at the TRANZAC.

Toronto Zine Library Reopening Open House

September 29, 2022 – We’re so excited to be officially reopening after a 2 year hiatus! ⁣

Join us for a casual open house event and see our renovated space and our growing collection. We will be giving away mystery zine grab bags! ⁣

Save the Date!

The Toronto Zine Library is reopening and we’d love to see you there. Thursday September 29, 2022 – 7:00pm at the TRANZAC Club (2nd floor) which is at 292 Brunswick Avenue. More information soon!

A long overdue update

This is a much overdue update that we’ve been meaning to share.  We’ve been closed to the public since March 2020, primarily because of COVID, but also because the TRANZAC has been undertaking some renovations that included our library space. While we’ve been closed, we have been continuing to slowly work through updating our catalogue… Continue reading A long overdue update

Rose Riot – Volume 2

In June we were thrilled to share the first issue of the new zine, Rose Riot, a fashion and activism zine from Portland created 11-year-old Jovie. We’re thrilled to share that Rose Riot Volume 2 has been released now as well! “This issue is inspired by our everyday heroes: the people that make your day… Continue reading Rose Riot – Volume 2

Introducing Rose Riot

Rose Riot is a new fashion and activism zine from Portland created 11-year-old Jovie. Their first issue was themed on Pride and includes artwork contributions, an interview with 17-year-old crafter Marsha-Rose, featured shops and crystal suggestions! We’re pleased to share it as a digital zine on our website, and when the library reopens (more soon,… Continue reading Introducing Rose Riot

Call for Contributions: Symposium “Perspectives on the zine and the alternative publishing scenes”

A much overdue update from the Toronto Zine Library will be coming next week, but in the meantime TZL is happy to share the following Call For Contributions: “Perspectives on the zine and the alternative publishing scenes” Conference – CRILCQ, Université de Montréal – October 6 and 7, 2022  Zines have rarely been the subject… Continue reading Call for Contributions: Symposium “Perspectives on the zine and the alternative publishing scenes”