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Icon of the event An Afternoon with the Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, a volunteer group that works with Toronto Public Library to support the collection.

Icon of the event The Curious World of High-End Contemporary Art
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Don Thompson is the author of twelve books. His most recent, The Orange Balloon Dog: Bubbles, Turmoil and Avarice in the Contemporary Art Market, discusses the fascinating and sometimes baffling motivations behind astronomic...

Icon of the event Chinese Canadian History through the Lens of its Art
Sat Oct 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Curator Henry Heng Lu will talk about his exhibition Far and Near: the Distance(s) between Us, currently on view at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto/ Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, which seeks to make a connecting li...

Icon of the event Pop Sherlock
Ongoing event running from Sat Aug 19, 2017 - Sun Oct 22, 2017
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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Icon of the event The Songs of Those Who Healed
Mon Nov 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

RH Thompson recounts the words of WWI nurses, doctors, mothers, and wives through dramatic readings and song....

Icon of the event LSP Week 2017: Celebration 150
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program and Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation. Meet Jowita Bydlowska, author of the best-selling memoir, Drunk Mom, and Guy, a novel. Learn about newcom...

Icon of the event Pumice Raft Art Talks: The Intersection of Cinema and Architecture
Sat Oct 07, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Film makers and architects explore the fundamental connections shared by the two art forms. How does cinema exhibit characteristics of architecture both through the structure of the medium as well as its narratives? How do ar...

Icon of the event Scandinavian Films: A Man called Ove
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An isolated retiree spends his days enforcing rules that only he cares about, and visiting his wife's grave. When a boisterous family moves in next door, an unlikely friendship forms. Directed by Hannes Holm. 2017

Icon of the event P.A. Day Fun with WordPlay Collective
11:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Get creative and have fun with Artists in the Library, Tijana Spasic and Anahita Dehbonehie while enjoying arts and crafts, storytelling, theatre and digital arts. A different program each P.A. Day! Ages 6 & up....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Nov 17
Fri Dec 01
Icon of the event Slam Poetry Meet Up
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

We are getting ready for the 4th Season of Poetry Saved Our Lives....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 28