Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Yorkville
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Yorkville

Hear the stories behind the shoes. Make your own shoe-shaped magnet. Contact the branch for more info.

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 04
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Downview
Sat Oct 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

History Actors -Join us for an interactive dramatic program based on historical documents and artifacts. Real people, real events, real drama. Contact the branch for more info.

Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Drop in and enter our PlayStation 4 Tournaments. Whether you're an experienced gamer, or just starting out, Teen Gaming is sure to be a blast. You might even end up on our Gaming Wall of Fame!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 22
Icon of the event Culture Days - Amate Bark Painting Workshop
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Pinceles Latinos Art Studios is coming to Downsview Library for Culture Days to teach children, teens and adults how to do Amate Bark Style Painting! Learn how to create new and wonderful art and celebrate this beautiful cult...

Icon of the event Introduction to Mobile Music
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Richview

This event will give people a quick introduction to the growing world of mobile music applications for iOs and android phones and tablets. No prior music training is required. Simply bring your mobile device, phone or tablet ...

Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy: The Art of Virtue
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Explore the Art of Virtue through a hands-on meditative experience with Chinese calligraphy. This workshop focuses on expressing harmony and beauty, a practice that can be carried through to all aspects of life. All levels a...

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event Film Club @ Richview
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Risa Shuman,film historian and retired, long-time Senior Producer of Saturday Night at the Movies will show and discuss from a selection current and memorable films. Please check with branch for confirmed dates in 2018.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Jan 04
Thu Jan 11
Icon of the event Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interests, make new friends, and have fun! Every 2...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 24
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 28