Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

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 discuss...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 19
Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31

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

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31

Icon of the event Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story
Mon Aug 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Blue Whale story is uniquely Canadian story about the biggest mammal in the world. Find out about the tragic story of this majestic mammal, how it was recovered, salvaged, studied and how it found its new home in the Roya...

Icon of the event Ballet 101 with Canada's Ballet Jörgen
Fri Aug 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

This program gives kids the opportunity to learn about ballet as a storytelling medium. Children learn basic ballet positions, discover their own ability to convey emotions through movement, see brief selections performed by ...

Icon of the event Smurfs:  The Lost Village
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in S...

Icon of the event Danny - Canadian Documentary Film
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Known as a fighter, charismatic leader and unflinching former Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, Danny Williams (Premier from 2003 to 2010) built a legacy of being the most popular - and controversial - Canadian politician...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31

Icon of the event Summer Family Film: Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Thu Aug 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell. It's a tale as old as time! Rated PG: 1hr 24...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31