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Icon of the event #BlackLivesMatter
Wed Feb 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Kicking off 2017's Black History Month at the library, join us for a candid discussion on the achievements of Toronto's Black communities, the Black Lives Matter movement, and race-relations in Canada. With journalist Desmond...

Icon of the event Magic Show with Wonder Phil the Magic Guy
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy our special March Break free magic show for the whole family at Palmerston Library Theatre!...

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 The Films of Agnes Varda: Vagabond
Mon Dec 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Sandrine Bonnaire won the Best Actress Cesar for her portrayal of the defiant young drifter Mona, found frozen to death in a ditch at the beginning of Vagabond. Agnes Varda pieces together Monas story through flashbacks told ...

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Join us every Tuesday at Evelyn Gregory for our After School Club. Take part in our exciting LEGO challenges, as well as board games, chess matches, colouring and music! Parents welcome. Drop-in, no registration required. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 10
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Icon of the event Historical Gardens of Tuscany
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Starting in Florence, Donna Fenice takes us on a journey to some of the most beautiful public and private gardens of this endlessly enchanting region, providing insights along the way into the historical forces that inspired ...

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 Artists in the Library: Poetry with Annie Wong - #3 Wednesday Afternoons
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Join artist Annie Wong for experimental and hands-on poetry workshops. Learn, collaborate and have fun with different forms of expression. Call 416-395-5710 to register....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 14
Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film: The Secret Life of Pets
Fri Jan 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

A terrier named Max's quiet life is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray, who Max instantly dislikes. Rated: PG 1hr 25min

Icon of the event Holiday Family Film
Wed Dec 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for two enchanting short films based on books written by Raymond Briggs.