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Icon of the event The Changing Face of Toronto
Ongoing event running from Sat May 14, 2016 - Sat Jul 23, 2016
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A glimpse into the daily lives of the people of Toronto through compelling photographic portraits curated from the Toronto Public Library?s Toronto Star Photograph Archive and the Canadian Documentary Art Collection. Each fac...

Icon of the event Saturday afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a Feature Movie with the family or alone! Space is limited, first-come, first-served.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Aug 13
Icon of the event Evening films at 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 Jul 08
Thu Jul 21
Fri Jul 22
Thu Jul 28
Fri Jul 29
Icon of the event Youth Cartooning & Animation
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Animator and character designer, Enzo Avolio, leads this exciting workshop for youth. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V. He has designed characters on shows such as G...

Icon of the event Midnight Magic
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 10:30 pm - 12:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the release of the eighth story and Harry Potter's birthday! Countdown to midnight with magical activities and live entertainment. Purchase your own copy from Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop or borrow the book while sup...

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 Quintessential Bellydance
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Dancer Evyenia Karmi will offer a glimpse into the exotic world of bellydance. Participants will observe and learn a short choreography with movements from her book, "Quintessential Bellydance". Registration begins Aug. 27t...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day with us. Enjoy a feature movie! First-come, first-served. Space is limited.

Icon of the event LSP Celebration 2016
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) program. Learn about newcomer services and programs. Enjoy a performance by Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome. For more...