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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 Ukulele Jam
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come learn and jam on the ukulele. We will have some ukuleles to share, but bring your uke if you have one. This program is for everyone, children and adults, beginners and uke fanatics! Uke can do it! For more information an...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 18
Wed Apr 19
Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Beats, Rhymes & Life (2011)
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Actor Michael Rapaport`s documentary about the groundbreaking hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest charts their rise from a group of childhood friends in `80s-era Queens to global popularity to an acrimonious breakup. Placing t...

Icon of the event Ukulele Jam
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come learn and jam on the ukulele. We will have some ukuleles to share, but bring your uke if you have one. This program is for everyone, children and adults, beginners and uke fanatics! Uke can do it! For more information an...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 10
Tue Apr 11
Wed Apr 12
Mon Apr 24
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

John Cleese, as the descendant of Sherlock Holmes, is hilarious in this modern detective parody of international power and intrigue. He is called to a conference by the desperate Commissioner of Police to lay plans for the ca...

Icon of the event Ukulele Jam
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come learn and jam on the ukulele. We will have some ukuleles to share, but bring your uke if you have one. This program is for everyone, children and adults, beginners and uke fanatics! Uke can do it! For more information an...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 03
Tue Apr 04
Wed Apr 05
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. As members of the feminist art collective Pussy Riot, they performed a 40 second "punk prayer" inside Ru...

Icon of the event TIFF Stop-Motion Animation
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: York Woods

TIFF will be visiting the York Woods Youth Hub to conduct a workshop on stop-motion animation. Participants will be able to work in groups and make their own short films.

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...