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Icon of the event Introduction to Design Thinking Workshop with OCAD University
Sat Feb 10, 2018 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Design thinking is a problem-solving process that focuses on empathy, listening, collaboration, observation, critical analysis, and experimentation to drive innovation. Design thinking can be applied to a wide range of fields...

Icon of the event Ubuntu Drum and Dance Ensemble Present: The History of Haiti
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Haiti is one of, if not the most important islands in the Caribbean. Its history is one that is a series of powerful stories, of peoples who have struggled with the most basic concept of humanity. That is; that all men and wo...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 08
Fri Feb 09
Icon of the event Documentary film
Tue Feb 06, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Awarded the 2016 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award by the Toronto Film Critics Association, filmmaker Hugh Gibson offers a compassionate honest look at habitual drug use in Regent Park. In their own words over five years, thre...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Jan 19, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a fun movie with the whole family! Movie title to be determined. Drop-in, no registration required. Tickets will be available on the second floor half an hour before the movie on a first-come, first-served basis. Simult...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Afternoon Movies
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy a feature film on your PA Day! Limited space in Room 2. First come, first served. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Icon of the event Lego Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

What can you create with Lego? Participate in building challenges and awesome activities! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Monday, December 18, 2017. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Icon of the event Holiday Break Programs
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for a variety of programming every day during your holiday break at 1:00pm. Groups of 10 or more people must register, limited space. Children ages 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 27
Thu Dec 28
Fri Dec 29
Tue Jan 02
Wed Jan 03
Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Le Grand Voyage
Tue Dec 12, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The last movie in the fall series. A French Moroccan teenager is obligated to accompany his father on a long road trip by car from France all the way to Mecca. Directed by Ismael Ferroukhi. French with English subtitles. 2006...

Icon of the event Rap N Roll : Dalton Higgins
Thu Dec 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dalton Higgins is an award-winning journalist, blogger, TV and Radio broadcaster, and educator. He is the author of books on Hip Hop, Drake and fatherhood. Hip Hop is arguably the predominant youth subculture of this generati...

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Incha'Allah Dimanche
Tue Dec 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The 3rd movie in the series. An Algerian woman leaves her mother and her Algerian community behind and moves to France with her 3 children to join her husband and her mother-in-law. Directed by Yamina Benguigui. Arabic with ...