Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

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 The Wisdom Box interactive
Mon Jun 09, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Palmerston

In celebration of National Aboriginal History Month - please join us for these lively teachings for all ages in the Palmerston Library Theatre. The "Wisdom Box" contains many items representing First Nations teachings, cultur...

Icon of the event Chinese Folktales with Diana Tso
Sat May 31, 2014 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Enjoy ancient Chinese Folktales about dragons, the transformative power of art and the magic of love to bring light in dark times, all told by Diana Tso....

Icon of the event Chinese Cooking with Shirley Lum
Sat May 31, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Join Shirley Lum for a Chinese Cooking demonstration and participate in some hands-on cooking yourself. Prepare traditional and contemporary zongzi, a.k.a. sticky rice dumplings, for the Dragon Boat Festival. Tastings to fol...

Icon of the event Day of Puppetry
Sat May 24, 2014 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The Ontario Puppetry Association joins the staff of the Lillian H. Smith branch for a Day of Puppetry celebrating all kinds of puppets and puppeteers.

Icon of the event Lotus Lantern Making
Sat May 10, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Palmerston

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by making a Lotus Lantern with artist, Tai Kim. All ages welcome. Please phone 416-393-7680 to register.

Icon of the event The Chiney Shop - Meet Documentary Film Maker Jeanette Kong
Wed May 07, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Jeannette Kong, documentary filmmaker, will show her two movies "The Chiney Shop", and "Half: The Story of a Chinese-Jamaican Son". Please register in person or by phone. Space is limited. Registration begins April 5th.