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Icon of the event Great Books: Henry James' Portrait of a Lady
Fri Jun 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

In The Portrait of a Lady (1881) James develops for the first time at full length the "international theme," the contrast between American and Continental manners, for which he is celebrated. Come join John Snow for an after...

Icon of the event PA Day Family Fun Movie!
Fri Jun 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Palmerston

Enjoy a movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on PA day....

Icon of the event Ancient Egypt Alive: A Traveler's Journey down the Historic Nile
Fri Jun 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Mention the words ‘Ancient Egypt’ and people’s eyes open wide in awe. In this lecture, Egyptologist Thomas H. Greiner and award winning writer and UofT Graduate Student Laura Ranieri will explore the Giza plateau and its pyra...

Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island:
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Palmerston

Join us for a free screening of "Trick or Treaty?" (2014, 85min.) in celebration of National Aboriginal History Month. In addition we will also show the short film "How to Build an Igloo" (11 mins., 1949). Palmerston Library ...

Icon of the event Seniors' Month Movie Special:
Thu Jun 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

To celebrate Seniors' Month in June, please join us to see the winner of the 2010 Best Screenplay Award at the Cannes Film Festival. "Poetry", a Korean drama, is considered to be an "achingly exquisite portrait" (Philadelphia...

Icon of the event Aboriginal History Month - Film Festival
Wed Jun 10, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us as we celebrate Aboriginal History Month in June with two films: Martha of the North (83 mins, c2008) and How to Build an Igloo (11 mins, c1949), portraying indigenous life through indigenous lens. National Film Board...

Icon of the event Tea and Movie
Wed Jun 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cliffcrest

Enjoy a cup of tea and watch "St. Vincent" Featuring Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy and Naomi Watts. Rated PG-13, 102 minutes.

Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day Toronto 2015
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Don Mills

What if hundreds of people put into place the projects and changes they want to see in their city all on one day? That is the goal of 100 in 1 Day, a festival of civic engagement where people create small-scale improvements i...

Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day Toronto
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
York Woods

What if hundreds of people put into place the projects and changes they want to see in their city all on one day? That is the goal of 100 in 1 Day, a festival of civic engagement where people create small-scale improvements i...

Icon of the event PA Day Family Fun Movie!
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Palmerston

Enjoy a movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on PA day....