Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event Tim Cook: The Secret History of Soldiers
Thu Sep 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Award-winning military historian Tim Cook presents, The Secret History of Soliders, about untold stories of WWI soldiers, giving us a view of the war beyond the headlines and lives of the famous. In conversation with Mark Med...

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 20
Thu Sep 27
Fri Sep 28
Icon of the event Ryan North: How to Invent Everything
Fri Sep 21, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ryan North is the New York Times-bestselling author of two chooseable-path Shakespeare books, Romeo and/or Juliet and To Be or Not to Be. ...

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 21
Fri Sep 28
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:
Sat Sep 22
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
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 22
Sat Sep 29
Icon of the event Film Screening: Colonization Road
Mon Sep 24, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A screening of this 2016 documentary,directed by Michelle St. John, starring Anishnaabe comedian and activist Ryan McMahon.

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 Culture Days at McGregor Park: Canada's Ballet Jörgen
Sat Sep 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: McGregor Park

Join us for an afternoon of ballet. Learn basic positions, discover how to convey emotions through movement, try out some dance steps and see excerpts from ballets performed by professional dancers from Canada's Ballet Jörgen...