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Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Charlotte Blake Alston
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Andy Jones
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer (2014)
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Filmed over the course of six months, this film tells the incredible story of three young women: Nadia, Masha and Katia....

Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21 at the Library: Found Sounds
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Compose and perform your very own piece of music with everyday objects. This free workshop led by Soundstreams musicians invites people of all ages to explore communal rhythms and musical improvisation ? it can be as simple a...

Icon of the event March Break Movie @ Palmerston Theatre
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a movie during March Break on the big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre. Title to be confirmed at a later date....

Icon of the event Finding Your Passion in Photography
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join professional photographer Tom Wang for an interactive workshop to discover your passion in photography....

Icon of the event Ciné-Club Français
Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

La bibliothèque vous invite à profiter du bon film, L'élève Ducobu. Le film sera suivi d'une discussion. Sous-titres en français sera disponibles....

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film:  Storks
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby. Rated PG

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This documentary by lauded German filmmaker Wim Wenders follows renowned guitarist Ry Cooder and his son, Joachim, as they travel to Cuba and assemble a group of the country's finest musicians to record an album. Among the ar...

Icon of the event Before the 6ix: Ladies First
Mon Feb 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This panel discussion visits the stories, events and musical contributions of hip hop artists Michie Mee, Fresh Arts and Honey Jam, and the critical but often overlooked role women have played in the history of Toronto's hip-...