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Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Charlotte Blake Alston
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

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 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....

Icon of the event Historical Gardens of Tuscany
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Starting in Florence, Donna Fenice takes us on a journey to some of the most beautiful public and private gardens of this endlessly enchanting region, providing insights along the way into the historical forces that inspired ...

Icon of the event A Game of Thrones
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This talk on George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series will focus primarily on the first novel, A Game of Thrones, but it will also consider the series as a whole so far. It will look at the significance of Martin's ...

Icon of the event Magic Show with Wonder Phil the Magic Guy
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy our special March Break free magic show for the whole family at Palmerston Library Theatre!...

Icon of the event Twisted Ones
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Join Debbie and her balloons for a show and workshop that is packed with incredible balloon costumes, magic, and cool music. Drop-in program. Space is limited, free tickets will be given out at 1:30pm. Daycares and large grou...

Icon of the event March Break Movie @ Palmerston Theatre
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a movie during March Break on the big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre. Title to be confirmed at a later date....

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This documentary by lauded German filmmaker Wim Wenders follows renowned guitarist Ry Cooder and his son, Joachim, as they travel to Cuba and assemble a group of the country's finest musicians to record an album. Among the ar...

Icon of the event Before the 6ix: Ladies First
Mon Feb 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This panel discussion visits the stories, events and musical contributions of hip hop artists Michie Mee, Fresh Arts and Honey Jam, and the critical but often overlooked role women have played in the history of Toronto's hip-...

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 Feb 13
Mon Mar 13