Toronto Public Library Homepage

Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event Toronto Kenjutsu Classical Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 12, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Toronto Kenjutsu practices an ancient form of Japanese swordsmanship known as Katori Shinto Ryu. This art was the first martial art ever designated an Intangible Cultural Asset by the Japanese government....

Icon of the event From Skin to Steel and Beyond
Wed Feb 21, 2018 | 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Location: Evelyn Gregory

This exciting program challenges participants to develop a general understanding of steelpan, its history and its present cultural and social contributions to communities throughout the world and locally. This presentation is...

Icon of the event Cindy Cook From Polka Dot Door: Sing 'n Spell
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Jones

Come join Cindy Cook, from TV's Polka Dot Door, for a literacy concert using puppets, songs, spelling games, riddles and dancing to show children of all ages that reading is FUN!

Icon of the event Annual Outdoor Book Sale
Sat May 12, 2018 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

On this day we will be selling used books and other library materials at a reduced rate. More details to be announced on the day of the event....

Icon of the event The Legend of Marshmallow Island
Mon Feb 05, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Celebrate Black History Month with a fun and engaging show with Mystic Drumz showcasing African instruments in "The Legend of Marshmallow Island".

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie: The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Fri Feb 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a fun movie with the whole family! The battle for Ninjago City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with the secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, they must defeat the evil warlord G...