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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....

Icon of the event Historical Gardens of Tuscany
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Starting in Florence, Donna Fenice takes us on a journey to some of the most beautiful public and private gardens of this endlessly enchanting region, providing insights along the way into the historical forces that inspired ...

Icon of the event Movie Day!
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a feature film at the library. Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the start of the movie. Space is limited; first-come, first-served. Free tickets distributed 15 min. before the movie.

Icon of the event St. Patrick's Day Party!
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy a green-themed party for St. Patrick's Day! Make a craft and dance to some fun music for the whole family. Don't forget to wear green!...

Icon of the event March Break Olympics
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will participate in a mini "obstacle course" stationed with reading and writing activities. Registration begins Feb. 14th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

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 Harry Potter Day!
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Enrol in Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry this March Break! Learn how to make your very own Harry Potter inspired glasses and magic wands to take home! Registration is required....

Icon of the event March Break BINGO!
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 7-12 years old will play a library version of BINGO! Registration begins Feb. 13th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This documentary by lauded German filmmaker Wim Wenders follows renowned guitarist Ry Cooder and his son, Joachim, as they travel to Cuba and assemble a group of the country's finest musicians to record an album. Among the ar...

Icon of the event Before the 6ix: Ladies First
Mon Feb 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This panel discussion visits the stories, events and musical contributions of hip hop artists Michie Mee, Fresh Arts and Honey Jam, and the critical but often overlooked role women have played in the history of Toronto's hip-...