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Icon of the event LSP Celebration 2016
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) program. Learn about newcomer services and programs. Enjoy a performance by Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome. For more...

Icon of the event The Gifts of the Nile :  Royal Ontario Museum
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Royal Ontario Museum Outreach Committee presents The Gifts of the Nile. Ancient Egyptian civilization began about 5,000 years ago along the shores of the Nile River....

Icon of the event Life As We Know It
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Filmmaker/visual humourist Cameron Tingley presents his short live-action films and shares his observations of modern society. Step back from the hubbub of daily life to look at it with fresh eyes. Themes include the enviro...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day with us. Enjoy a feature movie! First-come, first-served. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Hasn't everything been mapped already (or why do we need cartographers anymore)?
Mon Oct 03, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

At a time when virtually every square metre of land on Earth has been accurately mapped, is there any need for map makers in 2016? Cartographer Chris Brackley certainly thinks there is. In this talk, Chris will explain how th...

Icon of the event Art & Life
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Artist Shatha Sharef will show you how to create artwork that encourages new ways of thinking and seeing the world through drawing and digital media arts. Drop in anytime between 11am - 12pm. No registration required. For mo...

Icon of the event Quintessential Bellydance
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Dancer Evyenia Karmi will offer a glimpse into the exotic world of bellydance. Participants will observe and learn a short choreography with movements from her book, "Quintessential Bellydance". Registration begins Aug. 27t...

Icon of the event Subdivided : Building Inclusion into the Global City
Mon Sep 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Can hyper-diversity reduce inequality and social divisions in Toronto and other global cities?...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Sep 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

THE BIG SHORT (2015) Four men involved in the financial world bet against the U.S. housing market as they can see the instability of the subprime mortgage loan business. The film is based on Michael Lewis?s non-fiction book ...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

BROOKLYN (2015) A young Irishwoman, Eilis Lacey, leaves her home to emigrate to Brooklyn in the 1950s. Adapting to her new life in America is bittersweet with her ties to Ireland pulling her back emotionally. Screenplay by ...