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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 Ubuntu Drum and Dance Theatre
Fri Feb 02, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Live in the Library celebrates Black History Month! Join us for an exciting performance of Caribbean and African rhythm and dance, performed by the kids of Toronto's own Ubuntu ensemble.

Icon of the event Opera Talks: Rigoletto
Wed Jan 31, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join eminent opera authority Wayne Gooding for an interactive, multi-media exploration of Rigoletto. When Rigoletto's only joy, his daughter Gilda, is seduced by his amoral employer, anger and passion drive him to murder. Bu...

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 Poetry Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Do you write poetry? Want to meet other poets in the community in a friendly, supportive environment to air your work? Drop-in to the Poetry Circle and share feedback, encouragement and inspiration on the first and third We...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 03
Wed Jan 17
Wed Feb 07
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 Jingle Bell Time
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Don Mills

Join Karen Gray for a sing-a-long to celebrate the holiday season For children of all ages! No registration required.

Icon of the event Artists in the Library Celebration and Performance
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join WordPlay Collective artists Tijana Spasic and Anahita Dehbonehie and program participants to celebrate the end of the program series with a performance of their stories and a display of all the visual, musical and theatr...

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...