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Icon of the event Italian Film: Mia madre
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Celebrate Italian Heritage Month watching a screening of Mia Madre (2016). A harried filmmaker tries to juggle the demands of her latest movie with a personal life in shambles.

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Kick-Off
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Come and join the TD Summer Reading Club today!

Icon of the event Accidental Parkland: The Bounty & Burden of Toronto's Ravines - Screening & Talk
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Richview

Accidental Parkland by Dan Berman (2016, Canada, 55 min) is a documentary project on the changing nature and sustained value of Toronto's urban waterways, both the waterfront and ravines. Toronto's most distinctive physical ...

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Wattstax (1973)
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In 1972 at the Los Angeles Coliseum, director Mel Stuart captures the performances of the Watts Summer Festival. Organized by Stax Records, the festival is a gathering of musicians and entertainers from the black community, b...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movies at Palmerston Library Theatre
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a new family movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. All are welcome, no registration....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Mon May 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Locke

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 Don't Retire Your Love of Learning!
Thu May 25, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

What do The Harlem Renaissance, Islam in America and the Chrysler Building in New York City have in common? Come and see how members of Toronto's Academy for Lifelong Learning (www.allto.ca) inform one another in workshop pr...

Icon of the event Les Chiclettes
Tue May 23, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Les artistes franco-ontariens » pour célébrer le 150e anniversaire du Canada à la Bibliothèque de référence de Toronto, nous accueillons Les Chiclettes. Femmes téméraires, d'une volonté farouche, q...

Icon of the event Theme Parks in France
Wed May 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Theme parks are places where you can learn while having fun. In France there are the classics but also others that offer activities around history, science and technology. What about going back to the middle age and experienc...

Icon of the event Chinese Folktales with Bernice Gei-ying Hune
Thu May 11, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Richview

Born in Toronto, Bernice Gei-ying Hune heard songs and stories in Cantonese that created a magical world of rich traditions. Join us as Bernice brings that tradition alive through her telling of "The Magic Paint Brush," "Gho...