Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event PA day Movie
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join us for a feature film on our large screen.

Icon of the event From Skin to Steel and Beyond - The History of Steelpan
Thu Feb 02, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Sanderson

Joy Lapps presents a general understanding of steelpan, its history and its present cultural and social contributions to communities throughout the world and locally....

Icon of the event Family Literacy Month Puppet Show
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Sanderson

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with a special puppet show!...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Board Games
Fri Dec 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Drop in to the library and play a board game! All children welcome....

Icon of the event Clouds Over Sidra Virtual Reality Experience
Tue Nov 29, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Take part in an immersive experience by viewing the short film "Clouds Over Sidra" using virtual reality technology. United Nations Creative Director Gabo Arora, tells the story of life inside a refugee camp in Jordan through...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Gerrard/Ashdale branch
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

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! Space is limited, first-come, first-served.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 12
Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Whether you're an experienced gamer or just looking to learn a few new tricks, our Teen Gaming Tournaments are sure to be a blast. Drop in to the library and challenge your friends to a game of Mortal Kombat or NBA2K. Maybe...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 23
Icon of the event Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interest, make new friends, organize trips or visi...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 08
Tue Nov 22
Tue Dec 13
Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Shakespeare in Action's TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club is a FREE readers' theatre program for children ages 7-12. Led by professional actors and educators, kids will explore one to three plays from The Comedy of Errors...

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 12
Sat Nov 19
Sat Nov 26
Sat Dec 03