Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event Poetry Through Music
Thu Nov 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Don?t miss a beat! Enjoy an evening of music and poetry with blues singer Diana Braithwaite, jazz trumpeter Chris Whitely, and lecturer Dr. Michael Johnstone, University of Toronto, Department of English. Please register fo...

Icon of the event Artist in Residence Concert
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Enjoy an afternoon of free music and light refreshments....

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Enjoy a P.A. Day Movie....

Icon of the event The Art of Dale Chihuly
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Discover the art and career of Dale Chihuly, the artist credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement when glassblowers created in workshops independent of the large glass factories. Passionately colourful, gravity...

Icon of the event Wednesday Afternoon At The Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 16
Wed Nov 23
Icon of the event Momento Mori
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Join Artist in the Library - Geneviève Thauvette - in a series of photography workshops that reflect on morality. Participate in other workshops on Cyanotypes, lighting techniques, photo painting, makeup FX and Photoshop to c...

Icon of the event Artist in Residence Concert
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Enjoy an afternoon of free music and light refreshments....

Icon of the event Miles Ahead: Portrait of a Changeling
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Miles Davis was the quintessential seeker living his life by the Dylan maxim, "He not being born is busy dying." This lecture will explore various ways that Miles continued to renew and reinvent his music and persona from the...

Icon of the event Cyanotype Workshop
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Artist in the Library - Geneviève Thauvette teaches the art of cyanotype. A photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print....

Icon of the event 100th Anniversary of Beaches Branch
Wed Oct 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Phillip H. Carter, the architect of the 2004 renovation of Beaches Branch, presents an illustrated history of the library's transition from the original Carnegie building of 1916 to the present modern version. Some of his ot...