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Icon of the event Lawren Harris?s Modernity
Tue Dec 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

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

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 Holiday Puppet Show
Mon Dec 11, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for a holiday-inspired puppet show and activity. This program is appropriate for children 3 years and older....

Icon of the event Place au cinéma : « L'Orchestre de minuit »
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Place au cinéma » nous vous proposons la projection d'un film « L'Orchestre de minuit » de Jérôme Cohen-Olivar avec Gad Elmaleh et Avishay Benazra....

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day watching a special movie at the library. Free tickets will be distributed 15 min. before the movie. Space is limited and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Incha'Allah Dimanche
Tue Nov 14, 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 The Songs of Those Who Healed
Mon Nov 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Recounting the words of WWI nurses, doctors, mothers, and wives through dramatic readings and song....

Icon of the event A Candle for Leonard
Thu Nov 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the remarkable work of the late Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter, Leonard Cohen. With Canada?s Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke, journalist Denise Donlon, poets Max Layton and J...

Icon of the event William Morris Society Presents
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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Icon of the event Mile Mile i gCein: The Irish Language in Canada
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Danny Doyle explores the fate of Irish Gaelic immigrants in Canada focusing specifically on the Irish language. Bringing together census data and historic accounts, the prevalence of the language in Canada is shown, spoken at...