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Icon of the event Sounds of Toronto: When Yonge and Yorkville Were Cool
Mon Dec 11, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Long before the luxury hotels and boutique of Toronto's "Mink Mile", the heart of our music scene was here where the rock and R&B sounds of Yonge Street met the bohemian folk of Yorkville's hippie village. Join us as Stuart H...

Icon of the event Guided Tour of I Am Canada
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 12
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event Getting Started With Music Theory
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Getting Started With Music Theory is a 4-week online course offered by Michigan State University. Participants will register online for the Getting Started With Music Theory course and then meet weekly in the library to discu...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 13
Wed Dec 20
Wed Dec 27
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 Dec 20
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 31
Icon of the event Guided Tour of I Am Canada
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 Jan 02
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Icon of the event Sounds of Toronto: The Island Connection
Tue Jan 09, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Toronto music scene has changed a lot in the past few decades. It now features music and artists from around the world. One of the strongest movements within this city has been the rise of local Caribbean music: reggae, d...

Icon of the event Clay Creations
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Learn to create with clay. Participants will create 3-D artwork using hand-building techniques. Once the clay has been fired, they will paint their sculptures using underglazes. Ages 6-12. Spaces limited. Call 416-394-10...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy, stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required. All ages and experience levels welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Feb 17
Sat Mar 17
Icon of the event Policing Black Lives
Tue Feb 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A candid discussion on the complicated relationship between Canada's Black Community and the police. With Civil Rights Lawyer Anthony Morgan and author of Policing Black Lives, Robyn Maynard. Moderated by Toronto Star's Shree...

Icon of the event Before the 6ix
Mon Feb 12, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Conversations on Toronto's historical hip-hop scene and classic rap albums. Moderated by Polaris Music Prize juror Del Cowie....