Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Day 1
Sat May 10, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Gather with the greatest assembly of comics authors in the world, including Lynn Johnston (FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE, Canada), Jeff Smith (BONE, RASL, United States), est em (TABLEAU NO. 20, Japan) and Christophe Blain (WEAPONS...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Day 2
Sun May 11, 2014 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Gather with the greatest assembly of comics authors in the world, including Lynn Johnston (FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE, Canada), Jeff Smith (BONE, RASL, United States), est em (TABLEAU NO. 20, Japan) and Christophe Blain (WEAPONS...

Icon of the event Pawsitively Pets
Wed Aug 06, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

In this exciting hands-on animal program, children will learn about creatures both large and small in an interactive environment. Young animal lovers will have a chance to see and touch a range of critters including insects,...

Icon of the event Aboriginal Celebration: Performance and Discussion
Thu Jun 19, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join us in celebrating Canadian Aboriginal culture with a discussion and a performance of song, dance and drum. Presented by the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto

Icon of the event Aunty B
Wed Jul 30, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

Aunty B's theatrical shows are interactive and high-energy, and will take children on a journey to explore social issues in new and exciting ways. Aunty B creates social awareness through musical theatre storytelling in a wa...

Icon of the event Arts for Children & Youth: Visual Art Workshop
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

In this free 8-week workshop, children are introduced to new artistic techniques, as well as encouraged to practice those they already know. Participants learn how to use new art materials, and to create art as individuals or...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 26
Sat May 03
Sat May 10
Sat May 17
Sat May 24
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Party
Tue Aug 12, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for light snacks, beverages and party activities. Winners of the TD Summer Reading Club Challenge will be announced. Prizes to give away!...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Opening Night
Fri May 09, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Please check back mid-April for event details and free ticket info.

Icon of the event Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner
Wed Jun 25, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Film screening. Atanarjuat, 2001, 161 minutes. Inuktitut with English subtitles. Directed by Norman Cohn Isuma and Zacharias Kunuk. Atanarjuat is Canada's first feature-length fiction film written, produced, directed and acte...

Icon of the event Maker Movie Madness: The LEGO Movie
Wed Jul 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Don Mills

Come join us to watch the popular film, THE LEGO MOVIE (100 minutes) - an ordinary Lego construction worker goes on a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe together forever! Drop-in. No registration requi...

Participating Venues
Sun Life Financial Museum + Arts Pass Program
Participating Venues

Explore the best of Toronto's arts and cultural treasures for free.