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Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer (2014)
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Filmed over the course of six months, this film tells the incredible story of three young women: Nadia, Masha and Katia. As members of the feminist art collective Pussy Riot, they performed a 40 second "punk prayer" inside Ru...

Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Drop in and enter our PlayStation 4 Tournaments. Whether you're an experienced gamer, or just starting out, Teen Gaming is sure to be a blast. You might even end up on our Gaming Wall of Fame!

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Kung Jaadee
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Riverdale

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

John Cleese, as the descendant of Sherlock Holmes, stars in this detective parody of international power and intrigue. Yet another attempt to save the world - although nothing seems to go right - is complete with Arthur Lowe ...

Icon of the event Gene Luen Yang: National Ambassador for Young People's Literature
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Award winning graphic novelist and literacy advocate Gene Luen Yang will appear at the Toronto Reference Library. On January 4, 2016, the Library of Congress, Every Child A Reader, and The Children?s Book Council, appointed G...

Icon of the event Looking for funding?  Explore Grant Connect
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Need funding for your charitable community group, arts organization, school, camp, or church group? Grant Connect is an online source of grants and fund information available only through subscription or at the Toronto Publi...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 10
Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Beats, Rhymes & Life (2011)
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Actor Michael Rapaport`s documentary about the groundbreaking hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest charts their rise from a group of childhood friends in `80s-era Queens to global popularity to an acrimonious breakup. Placing t...

Icon of the event National Canadian Film Day - Bollywood/Hollywood
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy free feature movie. We will be screening Bollywood/Hollywood (2002): "Nothing is what it appears to be." Written and directed by Deepa Mehta. Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the showtime. Space is lim...

Icon of the event Project Grizzly
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

For Troy Hurtubise, building the perfect suit of armor capable of withstanding a grizzly bear attack, has become an obsession. Troy is driven by a one-time encounter with a grizzly bear, and seeks to recreate this experience ...

Icon of the event Artistic Canada Films: Celebrating Canada's 150th Birthday
Fri Apr 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Bone Wind Fire 2012 (30 min.) & Revealing Marie Saint Pierre 2016 (38 min.) are two short films that feature the lives of two Canadian women artists: Emily Carr and Marie Saint Pierre. The first film is an evocative journey ...