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Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library: Roma Dance Heritage Celebration
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Palmerston

Jois us for this free showcase that celebrates the variety of Roma dances, and their connections with local folkloric dances of featured regions. The program features performances and workshops by Iana Komarnytska and Paromit...

Icon of the event Family  Movie Fun
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

Join us on Monday afternoons to watch a selection of great movies for the whole family to enjoy. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch for a list of movie titles.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 25
Icon of the event Great Artists of the Impressionist Period: Renoir
Mon Oct 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

Art historian Suzanne Tevlin considers the innovative work of the great artist during the impressionist period: Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event Family Movies - Fall 2014
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Join us on your PA day for a new release family feature. Titles will be announced on a later date.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 14
Fri Dec 05
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Museum of Inuit Art visits Palmerston
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Explore one of Canada's national treasures with a docent from the Museum of Inuit Art, the only museum in Southern Canada exclusively dedicated to collecting, researching and exhibiting art made by Inuit....

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

Spend your Saturday afternoon watching a feature film at the library. Free Tickets distributed 15 minutes before the movie. First-come, first-served. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 20
Sat Oct 18
Sat Nov 08
Sat Dec 20
Icon of the event Peak Learning.World War I Propaganda Art: A Look at Both Sides
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Deer Park

War propaganda art saw the creation of some bizarre and terrifying images aimed at whipping up war sentiment and demonizing the enemy. Artist and art historian Suzanne Tevlin discusses a selection of such images, from both si...

Icon of the event New Music 101 - Music in the Barns, Array Music and Author Martha Baillie
Tue Oct 07, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

New Music 101 explores new directions in contemporary music. Arraymusic and author Martha Baillie demonstrate the complementary nature of musical and literary narratives, performing compositions by Nic Gotham written for Bai...

Icon of the event The Munich Art Trove with German Consul General Walter Stechel
Tue Oct 21, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

In 2010, 1400 art works were discovered in the apartment of Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich. These works by well known artists like Picasso, Kokoschka, Klee, Munch, Chagall were considered " degenerate" by the Nazis and were loo...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures: Great Shakespeare Scenes in Opera With Iain Scott
Thu Oct 09, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Deer Park

Prospero's Epilogue from the Tempest. Learn from Iain Scott, much sought out opera educator,how an opera librettist adapts Shakespere's lines for the lyric stage and how a composer sets these lines to music. How Shakespears'...