Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event Tuesday Docs - History, Mystery and Discoveries
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2pm for a selection of thougthtful, engaging and entertaining documentaries. For more information contact the Humanities and Social Sciences Department, ToronAugust 28 - The Monastery: The s...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 25
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09
Tue Oct 16
Tue Oct 23
Icon of the event Guided Tour of Pathways: Following traces of Indigenous routes across Ontario
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free guided tour of our upcoming exhibit on display in the TD Gallery.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 25
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09
Tue Oct 16
Tue Oct 23
Icon of the event Film Thursdays @ Danforth/Coxwell
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Sept 27-The Post (PG, 2hr, Biography, Drama)...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 27
Thu Oct 25
Thu Nov 29
Thu Dec 20
Icon of the event Share Your Voice DIY Style: Make Zines!
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Explore the culture of zines by creating one of your own. Topics for sessions include: an overview of the history of zines, zine genres, production methods, distribution, participating in the broader zine community, and a fie...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 27
Fri Sep 28
Icon of the event Friday Evening Films @ The Toronto Reference Library
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free movies at the Toronto Reference Library every Friday night that revolve around the themes of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), business, and much more. Almost all of them are streamed from the lib...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 28
Icon of the event Guided Tours of Pathways: Following traces of Indigenous routes across Ontario
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free guided tour of our exhibit "Pathways: Following traces of Indigenous routes across Ontario" on display in the TD Gallery. The tour will be conducted by a Cree youth artist who contributed artwork to the exhibit.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 29
Icon of the event Gary Shteyngart: Lake Success
Mon Oct 01, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Gary Shteyngart is the New York Times bestselling author of the memoir Little Failure (a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) and the novels Super Sad True Love Story (winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize)...

Icon of the event Anna Porter: In Other Words
Mon Oct 01, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrated Hungarian-Canadian historian Anna Porter presents her intriguing memoir, In Other Words, where she takes us behind the scenes into Canada's publishing world, giving readers a glimpse into the lives and struggles of...

Icon of the event The Beatles in Canada / The Beatles' Recordings
Tue Oct 02, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Canadian teens fell in love with The Beatles months before teens in the U.S. did. In this program, we will learn about some of the events, people and stories that led to Beatlemania in Canada during 1963-64.

Icon of the event Discover Special Collections
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us in the Marilyn & Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre on the 5th floor of the Toronto Reference Library for a peek at some treasures from the rare books department.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24