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Icon of the event Toronto in Never-Never Land
Fri Apr 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Any city's street culture is shaped by forces specific to the city itself. The Toronto we have - was shaped by the transformative mid-'60s when barriers between high-and-pop cultures were lowered; when U.of T. meant pop fest...

Icon of the event On Stage: Jeremy Lopez on  Jonson's The Alchemist
Tue Mar 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Jeremy Lopez is Associate Professor and Associate Chair of English at the University of Toronto. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries including, most recently, Con...

Icon of the event Israeli Film Series
Mon Mar 09, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Matchmaker (Pa'am Ha'iti); directed by Avi Nesher....

Icon of the event Ballet 101: Discover the Magic of Dance with Ballet Jörgen
Sat Mar 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

We are bringing the ballet to the library! Please join us at Palmerston Library Theatre and meet with professional dancers from Ballet Jörgen - Canada's preeminent touring company! Watch demonstrations and learn about the lif...

Icon of the event On Stage: Philippa Sheppard on Pericles
Tue Mar 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Philippa Sheppard teaches Shakespeare with the Department of English at the University of Toronto and has published articles and reviews on Shakespeare?s work. A lecturer at the Stratford Festival for the past three years, s...

Icon of the event Israeli Film Series
Mon Mar 16, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Aviva, My Love (Aviva Ahuvati); directed by Shemi Zarhin....

Icon of the event Let's talk Early and Period Music
Mon Apr 13, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Toronto audiences know Aisslinn Nosky, the fiery violinist with the red hair who plays so passionately in such groups as Tafelmusik, I Furiosi, the Kirby and the Eybler Quartets, and in many other solo, chamber and orchestral...

Icon of the event Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Watch a feature movie at the library. Space is limited. First-come, first-served. Free tickets distributed 15 minutes before the show.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 18
Sat May 30
Sat Jun 13
Icon of the event On Stage: Vivian Rakoff on Love's Labour's Lost
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Vivian Rakoff is Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, former Chair of U of T?s Department of Psychiatry, and past Director of the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry. Prof. Rakoff has lectured at hospitals and uni...

Icon of the event PA Day Family Fun Movie!
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Palmerston

Enjoy a movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on PA day....