Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event Writing the City
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

Write a Love Letter to Parkdale. Seal it, then leave it somewhere in the community where someone will find it and read it. Or just take it home to read yourself. The Love Letter events introduce the upcoming writer's worksho...

Icon of the event 12th Annual Storytelling Night
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us in the heart of Little India for an evening of oral storytelling told by both experienced and emerging storytellers. Stories will be family-friendly and selected from various cultures....

Icon of the event Owen Anderson Presents: The Red White & Wow Magic Show
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Don Mills

Get ready for magic, mirth and mayhem with loads of audience participation and a CANADA 150 birthday theme! For ages 5 & up....

Icon of the event Great Canadian Children's Songbook
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Sanderson

Come sing along to some of your favourite Canadian children's songs!...

Icon of the event Caribbean Folk Songs & Calypso
Fri Jul 28, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Live music performances and stories reveal the Caribbean roots of the calypso art form and how the music spread to the world and to Canada....

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club - Where the wild things are
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Report on a book. And then watch the puppet version of Maurice Sendak's Where the wild things are and make a little monster of your own to take home. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Mud Puddle
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Sanderson

Celebrate Canada 150 with a puppet show of the classic Robert Munsch book Mud Puddle!...

Icon of the event (Ab)Original Stories From Down Under
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Larry Brandy is an Aboriginal performer from Australia. He comes from the Wiradjuri Nation in New South Wales. He is passionate about sharing his culture with all ages. In his performance participants become emus, kangaroos a...

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 Jul 15
Sat Aug 19
Icon of the event Storyteller John Keeshig
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Celebrate Canada 150 with a special visit from storyteller John Keeshig (Maya-waasige) as he tells traditional Ojibwe, Boodawaadomi and Anishnaabe tales....