This was written by TZL volunteers Rotem and Brandon for the Toronto Zine Library’s Zine-O-File produced by the TZL Collective, but due to life we weren’t able to publish the winter 2019 issue, so we are sharing this here! First, for those who are unfamiliar, zines are self-published booklets that can be about anything-from garlic… Continue reading A post about the Toronto Zine Library OPAC and DIY library software
Free online zines about making zines and webcomics!
Hello out there, As you can imagine, things have slowed down at the TZL since we’ve been closed due to the pandemic and are adjusting to our lives now. We’re still catching up on zine library planning and emails, and in the meantime, we are hoping to post a bit more on here. In this… Continue reading Free online zines about making zines and webcomics!
Online Catalogue Under Maintenance
We are currently updating our Integrated Library System with a few improvements and it is temporarily unavailable. Please check back soon, and apologies for any inconvenience.Stay safe and take care,-The TZL
Hey zine and zine library lovers, Wanna show your local zine library some love? We’d love to see at our fundraiser taking place at Glad Day Bookstore on Saturday 4 August from 6-9PM. We’ll have a zine making station, artists, music, a raffle, good vibes, and good times. We’ll also be unveiling a ~secret~ project… Continue reading Fun(d)-Raiser
Maker Festival 2018
We’re continuing to branch out a little bit from our usual zine fair circuit. This weekend – July 7-8 – we’re excited to be a part of Maker Festival Toronto! We’ll have a host of things for you to check out: a sampling of zines from our collection to inspire you about the possibilities of… Continue reading Maker Festival 2018
Punk Rock Flea Market!!!
Hey y’all, The TZL is trying something a little different and tabling at the PUNK ROCK FLEA MARKET at Lee’s Palace in Toronto. We’ll be there spreading the news about the library and all we do among a variety of wicked DIY crafts. Come by and say hi! The Punk Rock Flea Market is free(!)… Continue reading Punk Rock Flea Market!!!
TZL at TCAF Zineland Terrace!
Hey zine pals, Exciting news! Not only will the Toronto Comic Arts Fair be having a section just for zines and DIY publishing this year, but we’ll also be there tabling! Come check out all the great zines that will be on offer and support your local creators. We hope to see you there! TCAF… Continue reading TZL at TCAF Zineland Terrace!
Library Closure – Sunday, April 15th
Hey Zine Lovers, Unfortunately, we will be closed on Sunday, April 15th during our usual staffed hours time. More opportunity to dig up those materials to return, dream up your own projects, or dive into that zine you just read again. We’re looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday, April 17th during our next staffed… Continue reading Library Closure – Sunday, April 15th
Guess what? We have some new additions!
There are some zine additions we are more than happy to share with you, zine friends! Check them out: The Dirty North // Chrix Morix // Litzine // odd size Dressed to Piss // Dongery // Art // half size Vincent #7 Mind’s Eye // Comics // half size Xoxomomomomi // Mo Chong // Comics… Continue reading Guess what? We have some new additions!
The Toronto Zine Off, Spring 2018
Hello all! We’re just writing to remind everyone that the TZL will be partnering with the Toronto Zine Off folks to host a zine trading event happening this Friday, April 6th from 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM EDT at the Tranzac Club in the Tiki Room (292 Brunswick Ave, the same address where our cozy zine… Continue reading The Toronto Zine Off, Spring 2018