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Icon of the event Venez jouer avec les mots
Fri Apr 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de La Journée mondiale du livre et du droit d'auteur (JMLDA), quelques auteurs membres de L'Association des auteures et auteurs de l'Ontario français (AAOF) vous convient à une soirée littéraire....

Icon of the event Mad Science
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Come and enjoy a spectacular science-themed show where the performer will conjure foggy dry ice storms, float a Mad Science hovercraft, make magic mud, alter sound waves and much more! Tickets will be available starting at 1:...

Icon of the event Don't Retire Your Love of Learning!
Thu May 25, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

What do The Harlem Renaissance, Islam in America and the Chrysler Building in New York City have in common? Come and see how members of Toronto's Academy for Lifelong Learning (www.allto.ca) inform one another in workshop pr...

Icon of the event La journée internationale de la femme - documentaire
Thu Mar 09, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Au fil des témoignages de femmes et d'hommes, de confessions, ethnies et milieux sociaux différents, « Des femmes et des hommes » brosse un tableau percutant de l'histoire des femmes, et des discriminations dont elles sont e...

Icon of the event Guided Tour of Vice & Virtue
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 Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Icon of the event Les Chiclettes
Tue May 23, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Les artistes franco-ontariens » pour célébrer le 150e anniversaire du Canada à la Bibliothèque de référence de Toronto, nous accueillons Les Chiclettes. Femmes téméraires, d'une volonté farouche, q...

Icon of the event Looking for funding?  Explore Grant Connect
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Need funding for your charitable community group, arts organization, school, camp, or church group? Grant Connect is an online source of grants and fund information available only through subscription or at the Toronto Publi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 06
Mon Apr 10
Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer (2014)
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Filmed over the course of six months, this film tells the incredible story of three young women: Nadia, Masha and Katia. As members of the feminist art collective Pussy Riot, they performed a 40 second "punk prayer" inside Ru...

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Wattstax (1973)
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In 1972 at the Los Angeles Coliseum, director Mel Stuart captures the performances of the Watts Summer Festival. Organized by Stax Records, the festival is a gathering of musicians and entertainers from the black community, b...

Icon of the event Arts Film Series  Monday Afternoons  2pm
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 09, 2017 - Mon Mar 06, 2017
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Featuring films from a variety of multicultural perspectives on the theme of familial relationships....