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Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Charlotte Blake Alston
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer (2014)
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Filmed over the course of six months, this film tells the incredible story of three young women: Nadia, Masha and Katia....

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21 at the Library: Found Sounds
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Compose and perform your very own piece of music with everyday objects. This free workshop led by Soundstreams musicians invites people of all ages to explore communal rhythms and musical improvisation ? it can be as simple a...

Icon of the event March Break Movie @ Palmerston Theatre
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a movie during March Break on the big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre. Title to be confirmed at a later date....

Icon of the event Ciné-Club Français
Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

La bibliothèque vous invite à profiter du bon film, L'élève Ducobu. Le film sera suivi d'une discussion. Sous-titres en français sera disponibles....

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film:  Storks
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby. Rated PG

Icon of the event Island in the Sun: Barbados in Song with Roger Gibbs
Wed Feb 15, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Locke

Barbadian folk songs and slide show look at the island's history and its people, superstitions and life.

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This documentary by lauded German filmmaker Wim Wenders follows renowned guitarist Ry Cooder and his son, Joachim, as they travel to Cuba and assemble a group of the country's finest musicians to record an album. Among the ar...

Icon of the event #BlackLivesMatter
Fri Feb 10, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: York Woods

A candid discussion on the achievements of Toronto's Black communities, the Black Lives Matter movement and race-relations in Canada. With journalist Desmond Cole, civil rights lawyer and activist Anthony Morgan and Black Liv...