Culture, Arts & Entertainment

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 Helen Humphreys: Machine Without Horses
Mon Sep 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Celebrated Ontario author Helen Humphreys, presents her new novel, Machine Without Horses, where the narrator explores the writerly process of fictionalizing the real-life story of Megan Boyd, who spent her life crafting fly ...

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 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 Movie Night: Call Me By Your Name 2017 (Drama/Romance) 132 minutes
Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Runnymede

Movie Night is every last Tuesday of the month. Presented by retired TVO producer and film historian Risa Shuman at Runnymede Library. Risa Shuman, film historian who had a marvellous career with TVO's Saturday Night at the M...

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 FULL: Learning Circle: Philosophy and Critical Thinking
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Learning circles at the library are study groups guided by staff for people who want to take a free online course together in a welcoming space. Learners meet weekly and work together through the course material.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 27
Thu Oct 04
Icon of the event CANCELLED: Papermaking with Plants
Fri Sep 28, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Making paper with plant fibers is ecologically ethical and sustainable. In this fun workshop, participants will be introduced to the art of papermaking with plants. Using milkweed as an example, participants will be shown ste...