Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Goldhawk Park branch
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

Icon of the event I Am Rohingya
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

I Am Rohingya is a play that chronicles the harrowing Rohingya refugee experience from the perspective of Rohingya youth now living in Canada, taking the audience to Myanmar before the violence, through to the forced migratio...

Icon of the event Toronto: Made for the 21st Century
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

From the time of the first peoples, to the energy of today?s ?global village?, Toronto has always been a gathering place ? a place of trade, stabilized by community and endowed with the essential sinews of human hope. Join Da...

Icon of the event Picturing the City
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

What role does photography play in shaping our perceptions of people and the city? Join photographers Dwayne Sybbliss, Yasin "Yescene" Osman and Cynthia Roberts and Norma Garcia of the She Moves Group as they reflect on their...

Icon of the event The Haunting of York Woods
Mon Oct 31, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Celebrate Halloween on Monday October 31st from 4pm-7:30pm. Children ages 0-6 have fun dressing up, dancing and making a spooky craft while older children can try and survive our Haunted House! Drop in, all ages. Groups of 10...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Spadina Museum visits Evelyn Gregory branch
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Discover 1920s Toronto! Using objects from the collection, staff of Spadina Museum will guide you through an exploration of this interesting time in our history. Drop-in.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits York Woods branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Mackenzie House visits Sanderson branch
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Learn how newspapers and images were created in the 19th century. Print your own souvenir. Call 416-393-7653 or visit the branch to register. Registration starts September 6th.

Icon of the event The Power of Your Voice
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

"The power of your voice" will explore the importance of self- expression and telling your stories. Randell Adjei, spoken word Edutainer and Artivist will discuss how youth can use their voices to make a difference in their w...

Icon of the event Storytelling with Diana Tso
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate Culture Days with renowned playwright and storyteller Diana Tso. Be enchanted by stories from around the world....