Sherlock Holmes is Alive in Toronto!

We're helping to vitalize one of the world's great public collections about Sherlock Holmes and his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Come join us! Learn more about us »

Arthur Conan Doyle

The creator of Sherlock Holmes also wrote popular stories of adventure, science fiction and horror, In a long and productive life, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was also a physician, historian and activist.

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The Collection

The Toronto Public Library's Arthur Conan Doyle Collection is one of the world's finest collections of material by and about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle available to the public.

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Special Events

From time to time the Friends presents special events relating to Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, and the Collection. Details on our Event page.

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About us

The Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection is an independent group that works with the Toronto Public Library to support the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Find out what we do and how to contact us.

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Sherlock Holmes Walk

The walkway next to the Toronto Reference Library has been transformed into a vibrant collection of Arthur-Conan-Doyle - and Sherlock-Holmes-related street art thanks to the Sherlock Holmes Walk Mural Project.

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Become a Friend

When you donate to the Friends, you help us to acquire new items to keep the Collection fresh and vital. And, as a member, there are benefits for you, too.

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