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Icon of the event Guided Tour of Destination Canada
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free guided tour of our current exhibit...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program. Open to youth ages 9-12, this workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gibson House visits Fairview
Sat Jul 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! For ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registration required.

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film (evenings @6:30): Where Do We Go Now?
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The film tells the story of a group of women who work together to rescue their village from the ongoing civil conflict between the Muslims and the Christians that has plagued the village for a long time. Directed by Nadine La...

Icon of the event ROM - Volunteers
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A lecture...

Icon of the event The Digital Afterlives of Queer Porn Archives
Mon Jun 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

With Cait McKinney and Hazel Meyer. What is the library or archives' role in preserving and making available queer porn? Porn-making, watching, and sharing can be forms of activism--queer survival strategies aimed at document...

Icon of the event Wild Ontario's Birds of Prey
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Get up close to some of Canada's most magnificent animals! You'll get the chance to meet and learn about amazing birds of prey. Presented by Wild Ontario from the University of Guelph, this educational show will inspire you t...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson : Separating Fact from Fiction
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Cultural historian Gregory Klages reviews the historical records related to Tom Thomson's mysterious passing....

Icon of the event LSP Week 2017: Celebration 150
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program and Canada?s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Meet Jowita Bydlowska, author of the best-selling memoir, Drunk Mom, and Guy, a novel. Learn about newcom...

Icon of the event Ballet 101 with Canada's Ballet Jörgen
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

So you think you can dance? Discover the power of storytelling through movement, try out basic ballet positions and steps, and see selections from famous shows performed by professional dancers in costume! Drop-in, no registr...