Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event LSP: LSP Celebration Week
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Come and join us for LSP Celebration Week as we celebrate Library Settlement Partnerships! This year's theme is Canada 150. There will be activities and performances relating to Canada's rich heritage. Light refreshments will...

Icon of the event I killed my mother - A Great Canadian Film!
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The film beautifully captures the anxieties of a mother-son relationship. While he gauges her with contempt, only seeing her out-of-date sweater and kitschy decor, the ingrained mechanisms (i.e. manipulation and guilt) of the...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library with Ensemble Topaz
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Ensemble Topaz is pleased to present their diverse music and dance arts from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus. An interactive one-hour session will include demonstrations of dance, music and rhythm. All are welcome. P...

Icon of the event Caregiver Appreciation Day
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

In Partnership with Kwentong Bayan Collective, the Library will host an event for our caregivers to create postcards to send home and relax in a supportive environment. All caregivers are welcome to come discuss their experi...

Icon of the event Dance Fusion with Culture Shock
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Come on in for this awesome dance class fusing the styles of Bollywood, Hip Hop, Egyptian, Dancehall, Latin and African dance. Learn some new moves and put them to groovin' music. Culture Shock Canada will have you on your fe...

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 Culture Days: DanceAbility
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Express yourself through dance with the DanceAbility Method! This is an adult dance class for every body. Engage in guided movement games that build camaraderie, physical awareness and improvisation, and creative expression. ...

Icon of the event Ladies and Gentlemen...Leonard Cohen
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Location: Northern District

Seen here reading his poetry to a rapt audience, this informal portrait of Montreal poet, novelist and songwriter, Leonard Cohen is a touching snapshot of him relaxing with family and friends, and spending time on his own....

Icon of the event The Triplets of Belleville - A Great Canadian Film!
Fri Sep 22, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This NFB animated film is packed and fun for the whole family. A bicyclist is kidnapped from the Tour de France by mysterious gangsters; his grandmother travels to the city of Belleville where she tracks him down with the hel...

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 12
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 24
Tue Nov 14