The Blackstone Foundation Library

About Us

Our Mission

Our mission is to make Afrocentric reading and learning materials more accessible to Black communities across the Greater toronto Area.

Our Vision

Our vision is to ensure that every person of the African Diaspora has access to cultural education through the Blackstone Foundation Library.

Our Philosophy

We have come to the undeniable truth that knowledge is power. In the Black community, knowledge of self is the source of that power; THIS IS THE HEART BEHIND BLACKSTONE. – F.C

Our Programs

Black Book Box

Our Black Book donation boxes where you can donate new or pre-loved books that are for, by or about people of the African Diaspora. Click here to find a black Book Box location

The Blackstone Library

Our flagship; a unique library experience that offers a safe space for cultural learning and reading.

Do The Knowledge Online

Our Peer Mentor-driven program offering safe spaces that encourage self-awareness, self-expression and self-knowledge.

Seeds of Wisdom

Our Afrocentric Literacy, Culture and Wellness workshop series for children ages 6 to 12 years.


Volunteers play a very integral part in how we enable safe spaces
for knowledge-seekers.
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