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Icon of the event Tuesday Docs - History, Mystery and Discoveries
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Documentaries present us with a better understanding of our past, present and future. This weekly program is a small but rich selection of local and international documentaries from our collection. Join us to view and discus...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Icon of the event Tuesday Docs - History, Mystery and Discoveries
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Documentaries present us with a better understanding of our past, present and future. This weekly program is a small but rich selection of local and international documentaries from our collection. Join us to view and discus...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 13
Tue Dec 20
Icon of the event Before the 6ix: And Now the Legacy Begins
Mon Feb 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Producers Joh Bronski, K-Cut and DJ Agile discuss Toronto's historical hip-hop scene and classic rap albums from the last 25 years including the Cold Front Rap Compilation, Maestro Fresh Wes? Black Tie Affair, Main Source?s B...

Icon of the event Jazz Valentines for Austin Clarke
Thu Feb 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Featuring grooves and poetry, Canada's Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke pays homage to the great, late Austin Clarke. With Lillian Allen, Clifton Joseph, Adebe DeRango-Adem and Giovanna Riccio. Accompanied by Michael Arthu...

Icon of the event Family Movies
Wed Dec 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Bring your friends and join us to watch a great movie for the whole family to enjoy. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments.

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 Dec 12
Mon Jan 09
Mon Jan 16
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Icon of the event Before the 6ix: Ladies First
Mon Feb 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This panel discussion visits the stories, events and musical contributions of hip hop artists Michie Mee, Fresh Arts and Honey Jam, and the critical but often overlooked role women have played in the history of Toronto's hip-...

Icon of the event Classical Guitar with Erez Sussman and Ken McDonald
Fri Dec 16, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Erez Sussman is a Royal Conservatory of Music National Gold Medalist in Classical Guitar, and he will be performing a selection of classical and original pieces, accompanied by Ken McDonald on the double bass.

Icon of the event We Found a Hat! Picture Book Event with Jon Klassen and Friends
Wed Dec 14, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the release of "We Found A Hat", with author Jon Klassen. Some of his friends and fellow picture book creators will be joining him: Matt Forsythe ("My Name is Elizabeth"), John Martz ("Burt's Way Home"), and Kyo Mac...

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Gimme Shelter (1970)
Tue Jan 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This landmark documentary follows the Rolling Stones on their notorious 1969 U.S. tour. When three hundred thousand members of the Love Generation collided with a few dozen Hells Angels at San Francisco's Altamont Speedway, D...