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Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Whether you're an experienced gamer or just starting out, Evelyn Gregory's Teen Gaming Tournaments are sure to be a blast. Challenge your friends to a game of PlayStation and you might just make it on to our Gaming Wall of F...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 29
Icon of the event Subdivided : Building Inclusion into the Global City
Mon Sep 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Can hyper-diversity reduce inequality and social divisions in Toronto and other global cities?...

Icon of the event Hiss-Story of Snakes
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Want to find out about snakes? Come and meet a real live snake!...

Icon of the event Wild Movie Fest - Zootopia
Mon Jul 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Join us to watch this children's movie that fits in with the "Wild" theme of this year's TD Summer Reading Club. This free drop-in movie is for children and their parent/guardian. So bring your refreshments and your friends ...

Icon of the event Guided Tour of The Changing Face of Toronto
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A free guided tour of The Changing Face of Toronto on display in the TD Gallery....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Icon of the event The Gifts of the Nile :  Royal Ontario Museum
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Royal Ontario Museum Outreach Committee presents The Gifts of the Nile. Ancient Egyptian civilization began about 5,000 years ago along the shores of the Nile River....

Icon of the event Special Effects Make Up
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Learn how special effects make-up is used in film, and try out the techniques for yourself in this very hands-on workshop provided in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival....

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Due to unforeseen circumstances there will be no film screening on July 7. Next film screening date will be Thu. July 21

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

THE LADY IN THE VAN (2015)The true story of playwright Alan Bennett?s relationship with Miss Shepherd (Maggie Smith), whom he has allowed to live in a van in his driveway for fifteen years. PG. 104 min....

Icon of the event Life As We Know It
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Filmmaker/visual humourist Cameron Tingley presents his short live-action films and shares his observations of modern society. Step back from the hubbub of daily life to look at it with fresh eyes. Themes include the enviro...