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Icon of the event Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner
Wed Jun 25, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Film screening. Atanarjuat, 2001, 161 minutes. Inuktitut with English subtitles. Directed by Norman Cohn Isuma and Zacharias Kunuk. Atanarjuat is Canada's first feature-length fiction film written, produced, directed and acte...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Performance Show
Sat Jun 21, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join students of the Swallowing Clouds program in a live performance. This event will display and celebrate the performance and creativity skills gained by students in a condensed three week period....

Icon of the event Travels On The Roof Of The World
Fri Jun 20, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Don Mills

Join Chris Beall, a freelance photographer, writer, lecturer and Himalayan mountain guide with more than 20 years of experience, for a slide presentation about Tibet, largely closed to foreign visitors until the mid-1980's. M...

Icon of the event Aboriginal Celebration: Performance and Discussion
Thu Jun 19, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join us in celebrating Canadian Aboriginal culture with a discussion and a performance of song, dance and drum. Presented by the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto

Icon of the event The Wisdom Box interactive
Mon Jun 09, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

In celebration of National Aboriginal History Month - please join us for these lively teachings for all ages in the Palmerston Library Theatre. The "Wisdom Box" contains many items representing First Nations teachings, cultur...

Icon of the event Sidewalk Book Sale
Sat May 31, 2014 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for the Sidewalk Book Sale in front of the Danforth/Coxwell Library. Materials for people of all ages will be available for sale. All sale proceeds support literacy programs at the Toronto Public Library.

Icon of the event Singing Out - Pride. Music. Belonging.
Thu May 29, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate World Pride 2014 with a special performance by Singing Out, Toronto's largest LGBTQ Community Chorus. Now in its 22nd year, Singing Out is a mixed-voice choir that welcomes singers of diverse backgrounds, sexual ori...

Icon of the event TD Gallery: Magnetic North: Exhibition
Ongoing event running from Sat May 17, 2014 - Sat Jul 19, 2014
Toronto Reference Library

Interpretations by artists, explorers and academics from TD Bank Group's collection of contemporary Canadian art and Toronto Public Library's special collections of Arctic art and artifact.

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Day 2
Sun May 11, 2014 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Gather with the greatest assembly of comics authors in the world, including Lynn Johnston (FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE, Canada), Jeff Smith (BONE, RASL, United States), est em (TABLEAU NO. 20, Japan) and Christophe Blain (WEAPONS...

Icon of the event Lotus Lantern Making
Sat May 10, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by making a Lotus Lantern with artist, Tai Kim. All ages welcome. Please phone 416-393-7680 to register.