Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event Albrect Durer with Professor Dawn Cunningham
Tue Jan 24, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Deer Park

Born in Nuremberg in 1471, Albrecht Dürer's innovative drawings, paintings, and prints led to his acclaim on both sides of the Alps. In his art, he sought knowledge and beauty by combining Northern artists' love of detail w...

Icon of the event Tuesday Docs - History, Mystery and Discoveries
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Documentaries present us with a better understanding of our past, present and future. This weekly program is a small but rich selection of local and international documentaries from our collection. Join us to view and discus...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Icon of the event New Year's at Noon
Sat Dec 31, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Location: Richview

Can't stay up till midnight to ring in the New Year? Join us for a countdown at the library instead, and we'll celebrate New Year's at Noon!...

Icon of the event Winter Break Holiday Movie
Thu Dec 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Bring the entire family for an afternoon at the movies - on a big screen at Palmerston Library Theatre. Drop-in, no registration....

Icon of the event Winter Open House
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Join us at the Richview Library for an afternoon filled with winter themed crafts, activities, games and more! This event is an all ages event and no registration is required....

Icon of the event Place au cinéma : Gabrielle
Tue Dec 13, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Gabrielle et Martin vivent une histoire d'amour qui n'est pas accepté par leur famille. Ils vont devoir essayer de prouver à leur entourage que malgré leur déficience mentale, ils peuvent être heureux....

Icon of the event Author Talk: David Balzer
Tue Dec 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Join critic David Balzer, author of "Curationism: How Curating Took Over The Art World And Everything Else," for a trip through art history and around the globe to explore the cult of curation - where it began, how it came to...

Icon of the event Wednesday Afternoon At The Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Wed Dec 21
Wed Dec 28
Icon of the event Cartooning and Comics Workshop With Tim Comrie (Age 8-12)
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a free workshop on Cartooning and Comics basics with grahic artist Tim Comrie....

Icon of the event Japanese Appetizer Making with Chef Shoji
Mon Dec 05, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Just in time for the holidays, Chef Shoji leads a hand-on session where you will learn to make Japanese-style appetizers....