Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event GREAT ART:  Emily Carr: The Bravest of Them All
Fri Nov 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Suzanne Tevlin, artist, art historian and writer looks at the pivotal Canadian Artist. Born the same year British Columbia joined Confederation, Emily Carr, independent, strong, shy, and above all, straight laced, and Victori...

Icon of the event Jay Baruchel: Born Into Hockey
Thu Nov 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Writer, actor, director and comedian, Jay Baruchel, is also part owner and chief creative officer of Chapterhouse Comics. He is best known for his roles in Knocked Up, Tropic Thunder, This Is the End, Almost Famous, Million D...

Icon of the event Aminder Dhaliwal: Woman World
Thu Nov 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Aminder Dhaliwal discusses the new print edition of her wildly popular Instagram comic, Woman World, about a world with no men. Readers everywhere will now understand what her 150K followers already know: Dhaliwal's voice add...

Icon of the event Susan Orlean: The Library Book
Tue Nov 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Susan Orlean, the bestselling author of The Orchid Thief, and staff writer for The New Yorker discusses her new novel, a dazzling love letter to one of our most beloved institutions, libraries. ...

Icon of the event November Movie @ Palmerston: TBA
Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a night at the movies! Join us for a free movie on the big screen in our accessible theatre. We screen movies once a month, always on a Thursday night. Start time is 6:00 pm. All are welcome. Drop in. No registration r...

Icon of the event Get that Grant! Tips for Canadian Writers
Tue Nov 13, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Writers of all levels are invited to learn the dos and don'ts of navigating the public funding landscape with representatives from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, and Canada Council for the Arts. Presented by ...

Icon of the event STAR TALKS: Lindsay Wong: The Woo Woo
Mon Nov 12, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Wong discusses her debut novel, The Woo Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family, her jaw-dropping, darkly comedic memoir, about a young woman comes of age in a dysfunctional Asian famil...

Icon of the event Travel Bureau 360
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Virtual Reality tours to distant destinations in words, pictures and digital experience.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 14
Wed Nov 21
Wed Nov 28
Icon of the event Charles Frazier: Varina
Wed Nov 07, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In his powerful new novel, Charles Frazier returns to the time and place of Cold Mountain, vividly bringing to life the chaos and devastation of the Civil War. ...

Icon of the event Jay Ingram: The Science of Why
Wed Nov 07, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

One of Canada's most popular science authors, Jay Ingram presents the third installment of his best-selling series, The Science of Why, which explores questions that we often think about but rarely resolve, like why do we cri...