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Icon of the event Chinese film:
Sat Jul 11, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join us for a special screening of the 2005 Chinese/Japanese film, directed by Zhang Yimon, starring Ken Takakura. In Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles.

Icon of the event Summer Road Movies Series for the Armchair Traveller
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Palmerston

Join us on four Monday nights in July and August for selected road movies for the armchair traveller. Beat the heat in the air-conditioned Palmerston Library Theatre. For more information and titles, please call 416-393-7680.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Mon Jul 27
Mon Aug 17
Mon Aug 24
Icon of the event Brazil - Artscapes: Structures and Colours
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Bienal de São Paulo was founded in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial in the world. It has made contemporary art known in Brazil, and further established São Paulo as an international art centre. The international...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
Tue Aug 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Beat the heat by watching a film! Films will be shown every Tuesday afternoon in July and August. Film titles being shown will be published in early June.

Icon of the event Ancient Egypt Alive: A Traveler's Journey down the Historic Nile
Fri Jun 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Mention the words ?Ancient Egypt? and people?s eyes open wide in awe. In this lecture, Egyptologist Thomas H. Greiner and award winning writer and UofT Graduate Student Laura Ranieri will explore the Giza plateau and its pyra...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Royal Ontario Museum visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat May 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

ROM Rocks!...

Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island: Trick or Treaty?
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Palmerston

Trick or Treaty? (PG, 2014, 85 min.) A special Q&A follows with acclaimed film maker and director, Alanis Obomsawin....

Icon of the event National Aboriginal Day: We Keep The Stories
Sun Jun 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Take part in a traditional round dance led by the Smoke Trail Singers and several members of the powwow community in full regalia. With library Aboriginal writer in residence...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies: Big Hero 6
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band high-tech heroes. Rated PG: 108min

Icon of the event Brazilian film series:  Grupo Corpo (documentary)
Tue Aug 25, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Subtitled in English. Duration: 77 min....