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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:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 12
Fri May 26
Icon of the event The Middle East in Film (evenings @6:30): Captain Abu Raed
Mon May 01, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The story of a simple old man who tries to inspire the impoverished children of his poor neighbourhood, and even attempts to rescue one of them from the brutal circumstances surrounding the child's life. Directed by Amin Mata...

Icon of the event Henna Art
Fri May 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us to Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library. Get a free henna design on your hand & learn how to wrap a Sari. Registration begins April 3rd. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Canadian Arabic Orchestra
Sat May 06, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for an afternoon of music with the Canadian Arabic Orchestra....

Icon of the event Jane's Walk: Putnam's Passion
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Join Geraldine Cahill as she leads a walk along a short stretch of an east end road where lies a diverse set of clubs and associations--Curling, Gospel, and Buffalo among them. How well subscribed are these organizations? Ho...

Icon of the event Struggles with Images: Reception and Launch
Sat May 06, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Artist Parker Kay looks at the shifting nature of images as they move between physical and digital forms. Presented in conjunction with a site-specific installation using images drawn from the Art Department's own Picture col...

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: 20 Feet from Stardom (2013)
Tue May 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film 20 Feet from Stardom, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival - Day 1
Sat May 13, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the medium of graphic novels with more than 500 comic creators from around the world at TCAF! Canada's Jeff Lemire will be on hand to debut his new graphic novel Roughneck, and Toronto's own Koyama Press will be cel...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival - Day 2
Sun May 14, 2017 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the medium of graphic novels with more than 500 comic creators from around the world at TCAF! Canada's Jeff Lemire will be on hand to debut his new graphic novel Roughneck, and Toronto's own Koyama Press will be cel...

Icon of the event Award-Winning Author Visit: Hazel Hutchins
Thu May 18, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Forest of Reading nominee, Hazel Hutchins will be providing a lively presentation of dramatic readings from her books and experiences of how she became an author, and covering topics from her writing process in getting ideas,...