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Icon of the event Introduction to Design Thinking Workshop with OCAD University
Sat Feb 10, 2018 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Design thinking is a problem-solving process that focuses on empathy, listening, collaboration, observation, critical analysis, and experimentation to drive innovation. Design thinking can be applied to a wide range of fields...

Icon of the event Documentary film
Tue Feb 06, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Awarded the 2016 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award by the Toronto Film Critics Association, filmmaker Hugh Gibson offers a compassionate honest look at habitual drug use in Regent Park. In their own words over five years, thre...

Icon of the event The Legend of Marshmallow Island
Mon Feb 05, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Celebrate Black History Month with a fun and engaging show with Mystic Drumz Company showcasing African instruments in "The Legend of Marshmallow Island".

Icon of the event P. A. Day Movie Afternoon
Fri Jan 19, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join us for an afternoon movie in the library! Bring your own popcorn! Call branch for movie title 416-393-7715. Large groups/day cares must call to register.

Icon of the event New Year's Eve on Saturday!
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Celebrate New Year's Eve early! Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to celebrate the new year with a craft and activities in the Main Floor Program Room. Drop in. No registration needed.

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Le Grand Voyage
Tue Dec 12, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The last movie in the fall series. A French Moroccan teenager is obligated to accompany his father on a long road trip by car from France all the way to Mecca. Directed by Ismael Ferroukhi. French with English subtitles. 2006...

Icon of the event Rap N Roll : Dalton Higgins
Thu Dec 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dalton Higgins is an award-winning journalist, blogger, TV and Radio broadcaster, and educator. He is the author of books on Hip Hop, Drake and fatherhood. Hip Hop is arguably the predominant youth subculture of this generati...

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Incha'Allah Dimanche
Tue Dec 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The 3rd movie in the series. An Algerian woman leaves her mother and her Algerian community behind and moves to France with her 3 children to join her husband and her mother-in-law. Directed by Yamina Benguigui. Arabic with ...

Icon of the event Holiday Sewing Craft: Make Your Own Stuffed Felt Mouse
Sat Dec 02, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Come hand-sew and stuff your own felt mouse for a toy, ornament, or keep-sake. Get ideas for making other small stuffed creatures, and meet other fun and creative children....

Icon of the event Pumice Raft Art Talks: The Evolution of the Artist-Run Centre
Sat Dec 02, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

With the establishment of the Canada Council for the Arts Act in 1957, the self-organizing artists groups in Canada were able to receive government funding and incorporate as an artist-run centre - a designation that falls un...