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Icon of the event Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a Feature Movie with the family or alone! Space is limited, first-come, first-served. Free tickets distributed 15 min. before the movie.

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 Movie Day - The BFG
Tue Jan 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a Feature Movie with the family or alone! Space is limited, first-come, first-served. Free tickets distributed 15 min. before the movie.

Icon of the event #BlackLivesMatter
Wed Feb 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Kicking off 2017's Black History Month at the library, join us for a candid discussion on the achievements of Toronto's Black communities, the Black Lives Matter movement, and race-relations in Canada. With journalist Desmond...

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 The Films of Agnes Varda: Vagabond
Mon Dec 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Sandrine Bonnaire won the Best Actress Cesar for her portrayal of the defiant young drifter Mona, found frozen to death in a ditch at the beginning of Vagabond. Agnes Varda pieces together Monas story through flashbacks told ...

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 We Found a Hat! Picture Book Event with Jon Klassen and Friends
Wed Dec 14, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the release of "We Found A Hat", with author Jon Klassen. Some of his friends and fellow picture book creators will be joining him: Matt Forsythe ("My Name is Elizabeth"), John Martz ("Burt's Way Home"), and Kyo Mac...

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-...

Icon of the event Guided Tour of Once Upon a Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free guided tour of our current exhibit...


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