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Icon of the event The Magic of Scott Dietrich
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:15 pm - 2:55 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Victoria Village branch with some magic! Prepare to laugh, wonder and be amazed in this magic show by Scott Dietrich....

Icon of the event Place au cinéma : « Demain tout commence »
Mon Oct 02, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Place au cinéma » nous vous proposons la projection d'un film « Demain tout commence » d'Hugo Gélin avec Omar Sy et Clémence Poésy....

Icon of the event Place au cinéma : « L'Orchestre de minuit »
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Place au cinéma » nous vous proposons la projection d'un film « L'Orchestre de minuit » de Jérôme Cohen-Olivar avec Gad Elmaleh et Avishay Benazra....

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event Ensemble Topaz - Music and Dance of the East
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Ensemble Topaz invites participation in this behind-the-scenes performance and workshop that illuminates the music and dance cultures of Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus, including Afghanistan, Iran, Tajikistan and Arme...

Icon of the event A Glimpse into Classical Arabic Music
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come and join us for an entertaining evening of classical Arabic Music. George Sawa, who is a renowned world expert on traditional Arabic music, and who directed a few musical productions for the Toronto-based Arabesque Danc...

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

Documentaries present us with a better understanding of our past, present and future. This weekly program is a small but rich selection of local and international documentaries from our collection. Join us to view and discuss...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Icon of the event Paper Cut Workshop with Chihiro Takeuchi
Sat Oct 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Chihiro Takeuchi is a renowned paper cut artist living in Osaka, Japan. In 2015 and 2016, Chihiro was part of a select group of artists to exhibit at the prestigious Bologna Book Fair. She has created several books in Japanes...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

La La Land (2016) In a glorious, colourful return to the movie musical, this film finds Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a committed jazz musician, and Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, developing a relationship while followin...

Icon of the event A Candle for Leonard
Thu Nov 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the remarkable work of the late Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter, Leonard Cohen. With Canada?s Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke, journalist Denise Donlon, poets Max Layton and J...