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Icon of the event LSP Week 2017: Celebration 150
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program and Canada?s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Meet Jowita Bydlowska, author of the best-selling memoir, Drunk Mom, and Guy, a novel. Learn about newcom...

Icon of the event ROM - Volunteers
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A lecture...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library with Ensemble Topaz
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Ensemble Topaz is pleased to present their diverse music and dance arts from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus. An interactive one-hour session will include demonstrations of dance, music and rhythm. All are welcome. P...

Icon of the event A Glimpse into Classical Arabic Music
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come and join us for an entertaining evening of classical Arabic Music. George Sawa, who is a renowned world expert on traditional Arabic music, and who directed a few musical productions for the Toronto-based Arabesque Danc...

Icon of the event Tuesday Docs - History, Mystery and Discoveries
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Documentaries present us with a better understanding of our past, present and future. This weekly program is a small but rich selection of local and international documentaries from our collection. Join us to view and discuss...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Icon of the event North York Central Library Film Club - Cancelled during renovation closure
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

The North York Central Library Film Club meets once a month on Mondays. There is an informal discussion after the film, time permitting. All films are screened with English sub-titles where available to assist film-goers with...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 18
Mon Oct 16
Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Our Little Sister (Umimatchi Diary) (2016) When their father dies, three sisters travel out of town to his funeral. There they meet a half-sister who is now orphaned. They invite her to live with them. A delightful tale o...

Icon of the event A Summer of French Films: L'Enfant/The Child
Mon Aug 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Bruno and his eighteen-year-old girlfriend Sonia live off her unemployment benefits and his panhandling and petty theft. When Sonia gives birth to their child, Bruno sells him to a black market connection, who promises to fin...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

La La Land (2016) In a glorious, colourful return to the movie musical, this film finds Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a committed jazz musician, and Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, developing a relationship while followin...

Icon of the event Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story
Mon Aug 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Blue Whale story is uniquely Canadian story about the biggest mammal in the world. Find out about the tragic story of this majestic mammal, how it was recovered, salvaged, studied and how it found its new home in the Roya...