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Icon of the event PA Day: Afternoon Movie
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: York Woods

Watch a feature film for the whole family! Friday February 17 at 1:00pm in Room 2. No groups permitted. Limited seating. Ask staff for details.

Icon of the event PA day Movie
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join us for a feature film on our large screen.

Icon of the event Lawren Harris's Modernity
Thu Feb 16, 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 HOZA! A Musical Journey
Tue Feb 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

HOZA! is an astounding musical journey of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African djembe drums. Participants will get to play a drum and feel the beat!...

Icon of the event Gumboots Dance
Fri Feb 03, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Gumboots is a rhythmic dance originating from South Africa, and requires the use of rubber boots. It is a first influence of Stomp dance a discipline where the body becomes the musical instrument, eyes the lyrics and dance t...

Icon of the event Ciné-Club Français
Mon Jan 30, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

La bibliothèque vous invite à profiter du bon film, Les Choristes. Le film sera suivi d'une discussion. Sous-titres en français sera disponibles....

Icon of the event Opera and Revolution
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Two of the Canadian Opera Company?s presentations this season were inspired by political upheaval on both sides of the Atlantic in the 19th century. Wagner?s epic Ring cycle was born of the composer?s own direct experience wi...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Icon of the event Albrect Durer with Professor Dawn Cunningham
Tue Jan 24, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Deer Park

Born in Nuremberg in 1471, Albrecht Dürer's innovative drawings, paintings, and prints led to his acclaim on both sides of the Alps. In his art, he sought knowledge and beauty by combining Northern artists' love of detail w...

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 discus...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Icon of the event The Sistine Chapel
Thu Jan 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The Sistine Chapel Ceiling is Michelangelo?s most famous painting, yet he had very little painting experience when he was handed this commission by Pope Julius II. Learning to master the fresco painting technique as he went a...