Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Richview

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Ciné-Club Français
Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

La bibliothèque vous invite à profiter du bon film, L'élève Ducobu. Le film sera suivi d'une discussion. Sous-titres en français sera disponibles....

Icon of the event DJ Workshop
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Visit the York Woods Library Youth Hub to learn to match, mix, scratch, mash-up, cross-fade and more with our instructor. Equipment is provided. Drop-in welcomed.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 27
Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds: A Physical Arts Workshop (age 9-12)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program! Open to youth ages 9 - 12, this free workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity through Movement, Poetry, Music...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
Mon May 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Explore the Art of Virtue through a hands-on meditative experience with Chinese calligraphy. Discover the mysterious world of Chinese brush writing and symbolism. Presented by calligrapher Sui-Yung Tung....

Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21 at the Library: Found Sounds
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Compose and perform your very own piece of music with everyday objects. This free workshop led by Soundstreams musicians invites people of all ages to explore communal rhythms and musical improvisation - it can be as simple a...

Icon of the event Mystic Drumz
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

A hands-on drum circle full of music and rhythm. Each participant receives an instrument and instructions on how to play it.

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Register for a free two day workshop in partnership with Swallowing Clouds and Princess Productions, open to youth ages 9-12. Participants will be guided through an inspiring creative journey working with professional dancers...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Palmerston Poetry and Music Salons
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us in the beautiful Palmerston Library Theatre for our monthly Poetry and Music Salons, hosted by local poet and artist Brenda Clews on the last Saturday of the month, 2-4pm. All are welcome for this free event. The salo...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 27
Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Shakespeare in Action's TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club is a FREE readers' theatre program for children ages 7-12. Led by professional actors and educators, kids will explore one to three plays from The Comedy of Errors,...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04