Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Textile Museum of Canada visits Oakwood Village Library
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Learn how cloth is made and weave a bookmark to take home with you.

Icon of the event Henna Designs
Fri May 27, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Celebrate the diversity of South Asian cultures with beautiful henna designs! Get a free, simple design on your hand. Kids and teens can also design their own patterns for our Design Contest!...

Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Enjoy a demonstration of the techniques, practices, rituals and etiquette of an ancient form of Japanese swordsmanship known as Katori Shinto Ryu. No registration required.

Icon of the event Hands-On Calligraphy and Kimono Demonstration
Sat May 14, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Presented by AJC Association for Japanese Culture, this hands-on workshop provides participants with an opportunity to write Japanese characters on Japanese paper with SUMI ink, as well as a chance to try out the kimono, a Ja...

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school for special activities for children ages 8 to 12. Drop-in program....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 03
Icon of the event Storytelling with Diana Tso
Wed May 04, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join performer, playwright and storyteller Diana Tso for an afternoon of storytelling. Listen as she weaves Chinese folktales of dragons, tigers, wolves and the power of art and the magic of change....