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Icon of the event Theme Parks in France
Wed May 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Theme parks are places where you can learn while having fun. In France there are the classics but also others that offer activities around history, science and technology. What about going back to the middle age and experienc...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Locke
Sat May 13, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Locke

For ages 4 and up. Registration required.

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 TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind som...

Icon of the event The Art of Georgina O'Keeffe
Thu May 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This lecture offers an overview of the artist?s evolution, considering O?Keeffe?s key motifs and her significance to modern art. Presenter: Alison Syme, Associate Professor, Departments of Visual Studies and Art, University ...

Icon of the event The Art of Georgia O'Keeffe
Thu May 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This lecture offers an overview of the artist?s evolution, considering O?Keeffe?s key motifs and her significance to modern art. Presenter: Alison Syme, Associate Professor, Departments of Visual Studies and Art, University ...

Icon of the event Lawren Harris's Modernity
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Harris?s abstract paintings begun in the 1930s are often thought emotionally remote. In reality they are colourful, energetic and rich in feeling. They strive for spiritual revelation, and stylistically are deeply immersed in...

Icon of the event National Film Week: Things Arab Men Say
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This engaging documentary introduces us to Jay, Ghassan, Faisal, Adnan, Falah, Bashar and and Ramey, who spend an afternoon...

Icon of the event National Canadian Film Day: Polytechnique
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

In celebration of National Canadian Film Day, Bloor/Gladstone branch will host a screening of "Polytechnique"....

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 06
Icon of the event Lowdown Tracks ; a celebration of music and survival
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lowdown Tracks is a powerful documentary exploring the world of Toronto's homeless musicians. Toronto Reference Library is pleased to present a screening of the film with live performances by some of the film's musicians. A p...