Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Audience

Adult  (29)
Teen  (12)
All Children  (21)

Library Branch

Agincourt  (4)
Albion  (6)
Alderwood  (3)
Barbara Frum  (10)
Beaches  (9)
Brentwood  (13)
Bridlewood  (1)
Brookbanks  (2)
Burrows Hall  (4)
Cedarbrae  (7)
Centennial  (3)
City Hall  (2)
Cliffcrest  (7)
College/Shaw  (1)
Dawes Road  (2)
Deer Park  (10)
Don Mills  (8)
Eatonville  (5)
Fairview  (15)
Forest Hill  (2)
Fort York  (4)
Guildwood  (1)
High Park  (8)
Hillcrest  (2)
Humberwood  (1)
Jones  (3)
Leaside  (1)
Locke  (6)
Main Street  (1)
Maryvale  (1)
Morningside  (8)
Mount Dennis  (1)
New Toronto  (1)
Palmerston  (9)
Pape/Danforth  (15)
Parkdale  (4)
Port Union  (3)
Richview  (8)
Riverdale  (3)
Runnymede  (3)
Sanderson  (8)
St. Lawrence  (2)
Steeles  (3)
Thorncliffe  (1)
Weston  (1)
Wychwood  (1)
York Woods  (8)
Yorkville  (3)
Icon of the event Orchardviewers: Classical Violin and Piano Recital
Thu Jun 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

"Honouring Robert Schumann" (d.1856). Classical violin and piano recital with historical commentary highlighting the life and music of this composer and his contemporaries. With Susan Spier on violin and Catherine Maguire at ...

Icon of the event Chinese Lion Dancer Performance
Sat May 07, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Northern District

May is Asian Heritage Month. Come celebrate with us by enjoying an exciting and visually striking lion dance performance from the Sammy Cheng Lion Dance Association!...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Mackenzie House visits Spadina Rd
Sat May 07, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Spadina Road

Learn how newspapers and images were created in the 19th century. Print your own souvenir.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Long Branch
Sat May 07, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Long Branch

Did you know that May is Asian Heritage Month? Visit the library to work with the Gardiner Museum's talented ceramists and learn how to make a dragon or fantastic beast out of clay. Don't forget the scales, claws and whiskers...

Icon of the event 20th Fantastic Pulp Show
Sat May 07, 2016 | All Day
Lillian H. Smith

The Friends of the Merril Collection present the 20th Fantastic Pulp Show, in the lower level of the Lillian Smith branch. Golden age pulp magazines and paperbacks from the 1920s-1950s will be available for purchase, and ther...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Montgomery's Inn visits Jane/Dundas
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

Learn about mid-19th century rural life in Etobicoke with staff from Montgomery's Inn. The workshop will combine storytelling, music and art making.

Icon of the event Toronto Public Library Comics Jam
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Write, draw, and make your very own comics with artist Rebecca Roher. Over four sessions, you will learn tips and tricks for how to make comics, read and discuss graphic novels, and create comics stories based on your life an...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 30
Icon of the event What is our Role? Artists in Academia and the Post-Knowledge Economy
Sat Apr 30, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Research-creation. Practice-led research. Arts-based research. These are some of the terms being deployed within the academy to frame the ways in which practitioners are contributing to the production and dissemination of kno...

Icon of the event 13th Annual Albert Lahmer Memorial Lecture
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Chester and Camilla Gryski will host an evening of happy reminiscences in celebration the 50th anniversary of the Friends of the Osborne Collection.

Icon of the event Day Of Puppetry
Sat Apr 23, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Please join us for a full day of FREE performances and workshops, all starring our friends, the puppets! Since 2010, the Lillian H. Smith Library and the Ontario Puppetry Association have been joining forces to present this a...