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Icon of the event Indigenous Voices Rising
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Has success in the Canadian mainstream changed the role Indigenous culture plays within the lives of native communities? This panel discussion celebrates the rise of indigenous culture and considers how success has affected a...

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Wattstax (1973)
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In 1972 at the Los Angeles Coliseum, director Mel Stuart captures the performances of the Watts Summer Festival. Organized by Stax Records, the festival is a gathering of musicians and entertainers from the black community, b...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Register for a free two day workshop in partnership with Swallowing Clouds and Princess Productions, open to youth ages 9-12. Participants will be guided through an inspiring creative journey working with professional dancers...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Kennedy/Eglinton

It's a day off school! Bring a friend and a snack and watch a movie on the big screen. Feature film to be announced. Drop-in, no registration required.

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a film with the whole family! Movie title to be announced. Drop-in, no registration required. Free tickets will be available half an hour before the movie on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. Large gro...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movies at Palmerston Library Theatre
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a new family movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. All are welcome, no registration....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
Icon of the event P.A. DAY Movie
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

An afternoon movie the whole family will enjoy. All ages. No registration. Don't forget to bring your own refreshments!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
Icon of the event Anishinaabeg Art and Power: A Sesquicentennial Celebration
Thu Jun 08, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Explore the life, traditions, and sacred stories of the Anishinaabeg as told through their powerful art over the last two centuries. Arni Brownstone, assistant cuator at the ROM, takes you on a journey through the artistic ev...

Icon of the event Don't Retire Your Love of Learning!
Thu May 25, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

What do The Harlem Renaissance, Islam in America and the Chrysler Building in New York City have in common? Come and see how members of Toronto's Academy for Lifelong Learning (www.allto.ca) inform one another in workshop pr...

Icon of the event Les Chiclettes
Tue May 23, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Les artistes franco-ontariens » pour célébrer le 150e anniversaire du Canada à la Bibliothèque de référence de Toronto, nous accueillons Les Chiclettes. Femmes téméraires, d'une volonté farouche, q...