Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event Russian Music and Poetry Nights
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us in the beautiful Barbara Frum Library for our monthly Russian Poetry and Music Salons, hosted by local poets and musicians.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 14
Wed Dec 12
Icon of the event Reword : Urban Arts and Graffiti Lettering
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Learn the basics of urban arts lettering and the history behind Mural Art and how it has become one of the world's most universal art forms. Discuss the politics of art and its means to communicate then create your expressive...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 18
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Scarborough Historical Museum visits Goldhawk Park Library
Sat Oct 20, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Goldhawk Park

Scarborough Museum presents The Early Settler Experience. Enjoy discovery boxes, games, reproduction 19th century toys and stories as you discover Scarborough's past! Please call the branch for details at 416-396-8964.

Icon of the event Halloween Shorts (Ages 3-5)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Please join us for classic Halloween shorts double feature each week of October. Titles include Curious George, Sesame Street, and Charlie Brown. Drop in. No registration required. All children and parents are welcome. Main F...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 22
Mon Oct 29
Icon of the event Art Workshop With Farida Zaman (Ages 7-10)
Mon Oct 22, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

What do you love the most about Toronto? Is it the buildings, the parks, museums or the zoo? Join illustrator Farida Zaman for a hands-on workshop where participants will explore the neighbourhoods they live in and then creat...

Icon of the event Puppet Show-
Thu Oct 25, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Barbara Frum

A puppet show performance of the book, "The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything" written by Linda Williams and performed by library staff. This story is about an old lady who puts to good use some animated objects ...

Icon of the event Music in the Library
Tue Oct 30, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Arkadi Tulchinski, a singer and multi-instrumental musician (plays saxophone, violin, keyboard) will be performing well known American Standards by widely known artists such as Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Humperding and other...

Icon of the event Cooking Up Creepy: Practical Special Makeup Effects Workshop
Wed Oct 31, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Downsview

In honour of Halloween we're getting gory in the youth hub!...

Icon of the event The AGO Files: The Canadian Illustrated Collection
Thu Nov 01, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

The Canadian Illustrated collection at the Edward P. Taylor Library & Archives at the Art Gallery of Ontario was started in the 1950s to document the commercial illustration and design work that members of the Group of Seven ...