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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 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 Anishinaabeg Art and Power: A Sesquicentennial Celebration
Thu Jun 08, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Explore the life, traditions, and sacred stories of the Anishinaabeg as told through their powerful art over the last two centuries. Arni Brownstone, assistant cuator at the ROM, takes you on a journey through the artistic ev...

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 Music Documentaries: 20 Feet From Stardom (2013)
Tue May 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind som...

Icon of the event Earth Day Scavenger Hunt
Sat Apr 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Come on in for Scavenger Hunt for Earth Day....

Icon of the event Performance/poésie de Daniel Groleau Landry
Sat Apr 22, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 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 Daniel Groleau Landry, un poète et auteur-compositeur-interp...