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Icon of the event SPRING CRAFT
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Join us for a fun hour of crafting! And take home what you make. Age 4 and up. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Documentary film
Tue Feb 06, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Awarded the 2016 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award by the Toronto Film Critics Association, filmmaker Hugh Gibson offers a compassionate honest look at habitual drug use in Regent Park. In their own words over five years, thre...

Icon of the event Contemporary Canadian Cinema with Risa Shuman: Gabrielle
Thu Mar 01, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A young woman who has Williams syndrome possesses amazing musical talents but struggles continually to gain her independence. Directed by Louise Archambault. 104 minutes. 2014. Risa Shuman, film historian and Senior Producer ...

Icon of the event Holiday Movie - Smurfs: The Lost Village
Fri Jan 05, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

A mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest. Can they enlist the help of magical creatures to find the lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does?...

Icon of the event Contemporary Canadian Cinema with Risa Shuman: Being Canadian
Thu Jan 18, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

It's one of the great unsolved riddles of modern history. The question of what it means to be a Canadian. Filmmaker Rob Cohen has decided to take it on in his documentary, "Being Canadian." 90 minutes. 2015. Risa Shuman, film...

Icon of the event Contemporary Canadian Cinema with Risa Shuman: Bon Cop, Bad Cop.
Thu Mar 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Eight years after first working together, two mismatched Canadian cops team up once again to investigate an auto-theft ring. However, they soon discover that the robberies point to a much-larger conspiracy. Directed by Alain ...

Icon of the event Policing Black Lives
Tue Feb 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A candid discussion on the complicated relationship between Canada's Black Community and the police. With Civil Rights Lawyer Anthony Morgan and author of Policing Black Lives, Robyn Maynard. Moderated by Toronto Star's Shree...

Icon of the event Getting Started With Music Theory
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Getting Started With Music Theory is a 4-week online course offered by Michigan State University. Participants will register online for the Getting Started With Music Theory course and then meet weekly in the library to discu...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 20
Wed Dec 27
Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Feb 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a fun movie with the whole family! Movie title to be determined. Drop-in, no registration required. Free tickets will be available in the theatre lobby 30 minutes before the program, on a first come first served basis. ...

Icon of the event Intro to Ukulele Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Want to learn how to play the ukulele? Learn the basics and jam to fun easy tunes. For ages 9-12. Limited number of ukuleles available for program use. Registration begins Tuesday, February 20, 2018. To register, call the bra...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23