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Icon of the event 'Rembrandt by Rembrandt'
Fri Feb 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Art historian, Anne Thackray returns with a lecture on Rembrandt. Rembrandt made more portraits of himself than any other major artist of his times - or for centuries after. Was Rembrandt simply tracing the effects of pass...

Icon of the event Stories about Storytellers: An Evening with Doug Gibson
Wed Feb 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Hear Douglas Gibson (Alice Munro's editor) tell stories about the many famous authors he worked with in the course of his long career as an editor and publisher. Featuring authors such as Robertson Davies, Alistair MacLeod, P...

Icon of the event PA Day Family Fun Movie!
Fri Feb 13, 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 Beat Box with Eddy Daoriginalone
Thu Feb 12, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
York Woods

Join us for a high-energy interactive workshop that will guide you through various Beat boxing exercises and vocal games. Gain a better understanding of music creation through sound imitation, the history of Beat boxing/voca...

Icon of the event Film Essay
Thu Feb 12, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

20-22:ALPHA is a nonverbal documentary film produced and directed by local artist Thierry Loa. In his words, 20-22 is "a cinematic symphony of spectacular moving images and evocative music, describing the futuristic world of ...

Icon of the event Hue: A Matter of Colour - National Film Board Mini Film Fest
Thu Feb 12, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

In Honour of Black History Month - please join us for this free film screening at Palmerston Library Theatre. The feature documentary by renowned director and cinematographer Vic Sarin is a personal yet global investigation i...

Icon of the event Island in the Sun with Roger Gibbs: Stories, People and Music from the Caribbean
Sat Feb 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

"Island in the Sun: Stories, People and Music from the Caribbean" is a concert of folk songs, calypsos and stories of Barbados from 1800 to present. Immerse in the island's history and its people's hopes and aspirations, thei...

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Join us for storytelling adventures. Explore the world of magic, witches, ghosts, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in the some of the greatest stories ever told!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 31
Sat Feb 07
Sat Feb 14
Sat Feb 21
Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Victoria Village

Join us for storytelling adventures. Explore the world of magic, witches, ghosts, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in the some of the greatest stories ever told!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 31
Sat Feb 07
Sat Feb 14
Sat Feb 21
Icon of the event Movie Madness!
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Watch a feature film on the last Monday of the month!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 26
Mon Feb 23