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Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31

Icon of the event Reptilia Meet & Greet
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Would you like to meet an alligator? Reptilia features "Mister Toothy" along with a tortoise, lizards, and more. Stop by the library this summer to get up and personal with a few interesting critters!...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31

Icon of the event Disney Family Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a free family movie every Friday this summer. Bring a blanket, pillow, favourite toy and if you like, wear your pyjamas! Children must be accompanied by an adult as this is a family event....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film (evenings @6:30): Where Do We Go Now?
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The film tells the story of a group of women who work together to rescue their village from the ongoing civil conflict between the Muslims and the Christians that has plagued the village for a long time. Directed by Nadine La...

Icon of the event First Nations Drumming
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us for drumming, singing and dancing in celebration of Aboriginal History Month. Presented by the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto.

Icon of the event Indigenous Voices Rising
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Has success in the Canadian mainstream changed the role Indigenous culture plays within the lives of native communities? This panel discussion celebrates the rise of indigenous culture and considers how success has affected a...

Icon of the event TD Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival: Russ Little Quartet
Wed Jun 21, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Join us for the music of virtuoso jazz trombonist Russ Little, veteran of the illustrious Woody Herman and Count Basie Orchestras, as well as Rob McConnell?s famed Boss Brass. For many years, Russ has composed and conducted ...