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FYI: Toronto’s First Post Office will be closed Friday April 2nd, Sunday April 4th, and Monday April 5th for the Easter holiday.

Toronto Letter Writing Social  April 11th, 2021. 1-2pm. A free, monthly drop-in for letter-writers, bullet journallers, and all those who would like DEDICATED WRITING TIME in good company!  Find out more.

Toronto Stationery Show  April 4th – 17th 2021.  Join the TSS online to discover a wonderful line-up of stationery vendors, makers and small businesses, as well as our amazing sponsors who help make this show happen!  Find out more.

The Street Post Offices of Toronto from 1881 to 1897 May 20th, 2021. 7:00pm-8:30pm. By Donation. Garfield Portch shares the stories of the late 19th-century street post offices of Toronto, the forerunners of the small offices we see now see in drug stores around the city. Register here.

REGARDING COVID-19: As an essential service, the post office is open regular hours. However, in-person museum programs, workshops, and rentals are cancelled. Please see our COVID-19 page for more details.