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Icon of the event Saturday Fun with WordPlay Collective
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Get creative and have fun with Artists in the Library, Tijana Spasic and Anahita Dehbonehie. During this 6-week series children will explore storytelling, theatre, crafts and digital arts, culminating in a celebratory perform...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 11
Sat Nov 18
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Icon of the event Three Ages of Sherlock Film Series: Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
Thu Sep 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A series of films that present Sherlock Holmes at various stages of life....

Icon of the event Teen Fun with WordPlay Collective - Series 1
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Be who you want to be. Create 4 alternate versions of you in alternate realities. Come work with Artists in the Library: WordPlay Collective and use green screen to dream up your other selves. We will be using the latest tech...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Icon of the event Three Ages of Sherlock Film Series: Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A series of films that present Sherlock Holmes at various stages of life....

Icon of the event Film Thursdays @Danforth/Coxwell
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Aug 31 - Founder (PG13, 2hr, Biography, Drama)...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 31
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 30
Icon of the event Knit & Crochet Circle
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Want to learn how to knit or crochet with a fun group of people? Join our Knit & Crochet Circle on Tuesdays 3:30-5:30 pm (Periodical Lounge).


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Yacoubian Building-Part 1
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The 2nd screening in the Fall series of The Middle East in Film. An adaptation of a bestselling novel by the same name. The film revolves around the stories of the residents of a condo building in downtown Cairo depicting a ...

Icon of the event Three Ages of Sherlock Film Series: Mr. Holmes (2015)
Thu Sep 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A series of films that present Sherlock Holmes at various stages of life....

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

La La Land (2016) In a glorious, colourful return to the movie musical, this film finds Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a committed jazz musician, and Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, developing a relationship while followin...

Icon of the event Helen Weinzweig's
Tue Aug 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Please join us for an evening of conversation and celebration in honour of the release of a new edition of Helen Weinzweig's 1973 novel, "Passing Ceremony."