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Icon of the event Chinese film:
Sat Jul 11, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join us for a special screening of the 2005 Chinese/Japanese film, directed by Zhang Yimon, starring Ken Takakura. In Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Black Creek
Sat May 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Black Creek

How does the wool on a sheep's back turn into a woollen shawl or sweater? Families will help to tease, card, and finger spin wool. We'll talk about natural dyes, spinning, and weaving. Everyone will take home their own woolle...

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 11, 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 LEGO
Tue Jul 28, 2015 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Woodside Square

Come and join us for fun with LEGO! This is a drop-in program on a first-come basis, for ages 8-12 years. Space is limited.

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...

Icon of the event Brazilian film series:  Grupo Corpo (documentary)
Tue Aug 25, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Subtitled in English. Duration: 77 min....

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
Tue Aug 18, 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 CANCELLED - Urban World, Natural World
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

This program has been CANCELLED. In the 21st century we're facing extraordinary challenges: Global warming. Extreme weather. Environmental degradation. Renowned landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh and Waterfront Toron...