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Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island: Trick or Treaty?
Fri Jun 19, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Trick or Treaty? (PG, 2014, 85 min.) A special Q+A follows with acclaimed filmmaker and director, Alanis Obomsawin....

Icon of the event Brazil - Artscapes: Structures and Colours
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Bienal de São Paulo was founded in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial in the world. It has made contemporary art known in Brazil, and further established São Paulo as an international art centre. The international...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
Tue Aug 25, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Beat the heat by watching a film! Films will be shown every Tuesday afternoon in July and August. Film titles being shown will be published in early June.

Icon of the event Ways of Seeking: David Balzer & Margaux Williamson discuss Art & Curating
Tue May 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The acclaimed Canadian art critic and the acclaimed Canadian painter will talk and drawing from their experience and their books: David's Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else, and Margaux's I ...

Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day Toronto 2015
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

What if hundreds of people put into place the projects and changes they want to see in their city all on one day? That is the goal of 100 in 1 Day, a festival of civic engagement where people create small-scale improvements i...

Icon of the event African Roots in the Music of the Americas
Wed Jul 08, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Gear up for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am & Parapan American Games by exploring the soulful sounds of the music of the Americas. Lionel Williams and his trio take you on a musical journey through the North and South American contin...

Icon of the event Planet IndigenUS Festival 2015!
Sat Aug 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

In partnership with Harbourfront Centre, Planet IndigenUS and Woodland Cultural Centre, we celebrate international indigenous cultures. Contact branches for more information.

Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bloor/Gladstone

Join us every Friday evening in June for a screening of the following films:...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 05
Fri Jun 12
Fri Jun 19
Fri Jun 26
Icon of the event Dante and Music
Tue Sep 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairview

Explore the poetic, literary and musical roots of Dante. We will examine his fellow writers, and troubadours whose inspiration earned them a place in his immortal Divine Comedy.

Icon of the event National Aboriginal Day: We Keep The Stories
Sun Jun 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Take part in a traditional round dance led by the Smoke Trail Singers and several members of the powwow community in full regalia. With library Aboriginal writer in residence...