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Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Manchester by the Sea (2016) When his older brother dies, Lee (Casey Affleck) returns to his hometown to become the reluctant guardian to his teenage nephew. Once back Lee must face his troubled past with his ex-wife and th...

Icon of the event Canadian Dinosaurs with Club Rex
Wed Aug 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Join Club Rex as they introduce kids to amazing dinosaur discoveries found in our very own country! Fossils, museum-quality dinosaur casts, and original pieces will bring a sense of wonder and excitement in this fun, interac...

Icon of the event A Summer of French Films: Amour
Mon Jul 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple's bond of love is severely tes...

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Happy Hounds
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Ready to meet some well-behaved dogs? Learn the basics of being a good pet owner, and get some tips and tricks to train a furry friend. The gang from Swansea Dog Obedience Club will be hosting this special program just for ...

Icon of the event A Summer of French Films:Attila Marcel
Mon Jul 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Thirty-year-old Paul lives in a Parisian apartment with his aunts, two elderly aristocrats who have looked after him since he was two years old and who dream of seeing him become a virtuoso pianist. Isolated from the outside ...

Icon of the event Once upon a time in China - Chinese Movie Night
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This Martial Arts classic features Jet Li in a defining moment for Hong Kong movie-making and his career. Based on a 19th century struggle, Li plays master Wong Fei-Hung, who was enlisted to help ward off foreign encroachment...

Icon of the event Puppet Show:  Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

West African tale from picture book by Eric Kimmel. Anansi the spider used a strange rock to trick the other animals, until Bush Deer teaches him a lesson. Followed by a short film....

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

20th Century Women (2016) Set in 1979 Santa Barbara, a mother (Annette Bening) enlists the help of a young woman, a teenage neighbor and a boarder to help give her adolescent son the skills he needs to become a successful adu...

Icon of the event Monthly Movie Night at Palmerston Library Theatre
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Watch a free movie on a big screen in our air-conditioned and accessible Palmerston Library Theatre - carefully selected new titles. Once a month on a Thursday night at 6:00pm. All are welcome. For more information, call 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 20
Thu Aug 17
Thu Sep 21
Thu Oct 19