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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 Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
Mon May 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Explore the Art of Virtue through a hands-on meditative experience with Chinese calligraphy. Discover the mysterious world of Chinese brush writing and symbolism. Presented by calligrapher Sui-Yung Tung....

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film: Blackboards
Mon May 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Itinerant Kurdish teachers, carrying blackboards on their backs, look for students in the hills and villages of Iran, near the Iraqi border during the Iran-Iraq war. Directed by Samira Makhmalbaf. In Kurdish with English su...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival - Day 2
Sun May 14, 2017 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the medium of graphic novels with more than 500 comic creators from around the world at TCAF! Canada's Jeff Lemire will be on hand to debut his new graphic novel Roughneck, and Toronto's own Koyama Press will be cel...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival - Day 1
Sat May 13, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the medium of graphic novels with more than 500 comic creators from around the world at TCAF! Canada's Jeff Lemire will be on hand to debut his new graphic novel Roughneck, and Toronto's own Koyama Press will be cel...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Historic Sites: Montgomery's Inn visits Annette
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join staff from Montgomery's Inn Historic Site and discover what life was like in mid-19th century rural Etobicoke. This hands-on workshop will combine storytelling, music, and crafts. All ages. Contact the branch for registr...

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 20 Feet from Stardom, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of...

Icon of the event Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interests, make new friends, and have fun! Every 2...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 09
Tue May 23
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 27
Tue Jul 11
Icon of the event The Middle East in Film:The Human Resources Manager
Mon May 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The story of an HR manager who reluctantly travels to Eastern Europe to bring the body of a deceased former employee, a recent immigrant to Israel, back to her family. Directed by Eran Riklis. In Hebrew/Romanian with English...

Icon of the event Struggles with Images: Reception and Launch
Sat May 06, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Artist Parker Kay looks at the shifting nature of images as they move between physical and digital forms. Presented in conjunction with a site-specific installation using images drawn from the Art Department's own Picture col...