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Icon of the event LSP Week 2017: Celebration 150
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program and Canada?s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Meet Jowita Bydlowska, author of the best-selling memoir, Drunk Mom, and Guy, a novel. Learn about newcom...

Icon of the event ROM - Volunteers
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A lecture...

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library with Ensemble Topaz
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Ensemble Topaz is pleased to present their diverse music and dance arts from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus. An interactive one-hour session will include demonstrations of dance, music and rhythm. All are welcome. P...

Icon of the event Dance Fusion with Culture Shock
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Come on in for this awesome dance class fusing the styles of Bollywood, Hip Hop, Egyptian, Dancehall, Latin and African dance. Learn some new moves and put them to groovin' music. Culture Shock Canada will have you on your fe...

Icon of the event A Glimpse into Classical Arabic Music
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come and join us for an entertaining evening of classical Arabic Music. George Sawa, who is a renowned world expert on traditional Arabic music, and who directed a few musical productions for the Toronto-based Arabesque Danc...

Icon of the event Tuesday Docs - History, Mystery and Discoveries
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Documentaries present us with a better understanding of our past, present and future. This weekly program is a small but rich selection of local and international documentaries from our collection. Join us to view and discuss...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 09
Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Our Little Sister (Umimatchi Diary) (2016) When their father dies, three sisters travel out of town to his funeral. There they meet a half-sister who is now orphaned. They invite her to live with them. A delightful tale o...

Icon of the event A Summer of French Films: L'Enfant/The Child
Mon Aug 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Bruno and his eighteen-year-old girlfriend Sonia live off her unemployment benefits and his panhandling and petty theft. When Sonia gives birth to their child, Bruno sells him to a black market connection, who promises to fin...