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Icon of the event Legacies Gained, Legacies Lost? 40 Years of Preserving Toronto's Built Heritage
Wed Aug 06, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Celebrate Heritage Toronto's 40th anniversary of the Heritage Toronto Awards with Sean Fraser, Ontario Heritage Trust; Cathy Nasmith, President, Toronto Chapter, Architectural Conservancy of Ontario; George Baird,former Dean ...

Icon of the event Great  Art:  Rembrandt and the Life of Christ
Fri Sep 12, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Regarded as the greatest artist of Holland's "Golden Age", Rembrandt van Rijn is also one of the greatest storytellers in the history of art. Art historian, Anne Thackray discusses his use of The Bible as the source of ins...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Tue Aug 05, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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American Hustle (2013) Based on the ABSCAM sting operation in the late 1970s, two con artists are forced to help the FBI ferret out corrupt politicians. Directed by David O. Russell, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley C...

Icon of the event New Music 101: Toy Piano Composers and the Bicycle Opera Project
Mon Sep 08, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Explore contemporary opera and the everyday as these two exciting groups combine to share some of the best in DIY Opera in Toronto

Icon of the event Academy of Lifelong Learning:  Sampler Sessions
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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The Academy of Lifelong Learning programs are based on member's presentations on topics related to the workshop they are attending. Join this sampling of three diverse presentations from the 40 available workshops. Proposed...

Icon of the event Robin Hood and the Dragon Puppet Show
Tue Aug 19, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Join us for an interactive puppet show. For children 2-9 years old. Register in person or by phone. Registration begins July 15th. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Tue Aug 12, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Nebraska (2013) A man (Bruce Dern) who believes he has won a million dollar prize travels to Nebraska with his reluctant son in order to claim his prize. The film is described by one reviewer as "elegant in its simplicity, ...

Icon of the event New Music 101: Arraymusic with Martha Baillie, and Music in the Barns
Mon Oct 06, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Arraymusic and author Martha Baillie demonstrate the complementary nature of musical and literary narratives, performing compositions by Nic Gotham written for Baillie's The Search For Heinrich Schlogel. Music in the Barns de...

Icon of the event Movies at the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Spend your Saturday afternoon watching a feature film at the library. Free Tickets distributed 15 minutes before the movie. First-come, first-served. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 20
Sat Oct 18
Sat Nov 08
Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Tue Aug 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Lunchbox (2014) Set in contemporary Mumbai, a woman tries to spice up her marriage by preparing a new dish for her husband's lunchbox. The lunchbox is mistakenly delivered to another man in her husband's office building...