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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 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 Women's Art Class: Glass Painting and Portraiture
10:05 am - 1:05 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

This 6 session workshop art series focuses on the art of portraits and glass painting....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Icon of the event Metamorphic Reflections: Seniors Portrait and Glass Painting
12:35 pm - 3:35 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

This 6 session workshop art series focuses on the art of portraits and glass painting....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Icon of the event Monday Night at the Movies
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Join us each week for a great movie. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch for a list of movie titles.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Craft any designs from sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 01
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
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 Holiday Puppet Show
Mon Dec 11, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for a holiday-inspired puppet show and activity. This program is appropriate for children 3 years and older....

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 ...