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Icon of the event Ubuntu Drum and Dance Ensemble Present: The History of Haiti
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Haiti is one of, if not the most important islands in the Caribbean. Its history is one that is a series of powerful stories, of peoples who have struggled with the most basic concept of humanity. That is; that all men and wo...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 08
Fri Feb 09
Icon of the event Documentary film
Tue Feb 06, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Awarded the 2016 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award by the Toronto Film Critics Association, filmmaker Hugh Gibson offers a compassionate honest look at habitual drug use in Regent Park. In their own words over five years, thre...

Icon of the event Long Branch Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in for a lively discussion of popular books. A list of titles and copies of monthly selections are available at the branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 30
Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Family friendly films suitable for everyone. Titles will be announced on a later date.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event P.A. Day Afternoon Movies
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy a feature film on your PA Day! Limited space in Room 2. First come, first served. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie: Despicable Me 3
Fri Dec 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. Rated PG: 1hr 30min

Icon of the event Holiday Break Programs
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for a variety of programming every day during your holiday break at 1:00pm. Groups of 10 or more people must register, limited space. Children ages 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 27
Thu Dec 28
Fri Dec 29
Tue Jan 02
Wed Jan 03
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Alexander and the Wind Up Mouse
Thu Dec 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Alexander wishes his new friend, a toy mouse, could become real. Free tickets available at the branch 30 minutes before the performance.

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Le Grand Voyage
Tue Dec 12, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The last movie in the fall series. A French Moroccan teenager is obligated to accompany his father on a long road trip by car from France all the way to Mecca. Directed by Ismael Ferroukhi. French with English subtitles. 2006...

Icon of the event Rap N Roll : Dalton Higgins
Thu Dec 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dalton Higgins is an award-winning journalist, blogger, TV and Radio broadcaster, and educator. He is the author of books on Hip Hop, Drake and fatherhood. Hip Hop is arguably the predominant youth subculture of this generati...