Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event The Story Behind Pipa: A Recital with Wen Zhao
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Learn about the essence of pipa, a Chinese traditional instrument with a history of more than two thousand years. Wen Zhao will lead her students to interpret both ancient and modern pieces, including "Ambush from Ten Sides",...

Icon of the event Long Branch Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in for a lively discussion of popular books. A list of titles and copies of monthly selections are available at the branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 28
Icon of the event Saturday afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a Feature Movie with the family or alone! Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the show. Space is limited, first-come, first-served.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 19
Icon of the event Friday Family Movie
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Bring a snack and enjoy a free movie on the big screen. Children must be supervised by a parent or caregiver. Held in Main Floor Program Room. No registration necessary.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 18
Icon of the event Three Ages of Sherlock Film Series: Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
Thu Sep 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A series of films that present Sherlock Holmes at various stages of life....

Icon of the event Career Paths in Illustration
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Explore the different types of careers available to illustrators. Ashley Barron, the 2017 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence, will lead the program. Main Floor Program Room. Drop in. No registration necessary....

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

La La Land (2016) In a glorious, colourful return to the movie musical, this film finds Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a committed jazz musician, and Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, developing a relationship while followin...

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 P.A. Day Movie
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day watching a special movie at the library. Free tickets will be distributed 15 min. before the movie. Space is limited and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Icon of the event Beauty and the Beast: Dress Up, Craft, and Movie
Fri Aug 25, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Dress up in royal finery (or your favourite outfit) and join us for a Beauty and the Beast themed craft - followed by the latest version of the movie starring Emma Watson!...