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Icon of the event Evening Films @ the Toronto Reference Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for some inspiring, uplifting and entertaining films and documentaries. Films are themed around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Finance, Careers, Innovation, Imagination and the Human Spirit....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Icon of the event Guided Tour of Once Upon a Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free guided tour of our current exhibit...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 13
Tue Dec 20
Tue Dec 27
Tue Jan 03
Tue Jan 10
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 Holiday Open House
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get into the holiday spirit at Evelyn Gregory's Open House. Children can enjoy a festive game of Bingo from 10:00-11:00am, followed by a seasonal craft from 11:00am-12:00pm. All ages welcome. Hot chocolate and snacks will ...

Icon of the event Flipbook Animation Workshop for Teens with Ruzya Karpinec
Mon Dec 19, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Learn how to make your drawings come to life! Flipbook animate the original creations or your favourite book characters from Harry Potter, Anime or Adventure Time. Using basic drawing skills and bookbinding techniques you wil...

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 looking to learn a few new tricks, our Teen Gaming Tournaments are sure to be a blast. Drop in to the library and challenge your friends to a game of Mortal Kombat or NBA2K. Maybe...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 21
Icon of the event Fairy Tales on Film: Mirror, Mirror
Thu Dec 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In this modern twist on the classic Grimm fairy tale, Snow White and the seven dwarfs look to reclaim their destroyed kingdom....

Icon of the event Movie Day - The BFG
Tue Jan 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a Feature Movie with the family or alone! Space is limited, first-come, first-served. Free tickets distributed 15 min. before the movie.

Icon of the event #BlackLivesMatter
Wed Feb 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Kicking off 2017's Black History Month at the library, join us for a candid discussion on the achievements of Toronto's Black communities, the Black Lives Matter movement, and race-relations in Canada. With journalist Desmond...

Icon of the event Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a Feature Movie with the family or alone! Space is limited, first-come, first-served. Free tickets distributed 15 min. before the movie.