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Icon of the event LSP Week 2017: Celebration 150
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program and Canada?s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Meet Jowita Bydlowska, author of the best-selling memoir, Drunk Mom, and Guy, a novel. Learn about newcom...

Icon of the event ROM - Volunteers
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A lecture...

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event A Glimpse into Classical Arabic Music
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come and join us for an entertaining evening of classical Arabic Music. George Sawa, who is a renowned world expert on traditional Arabic music, and who directed a few musical productions for the Toronto-based Arabesque Danc...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program. Open to youth ages 9-12, this workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
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 discuss...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
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 Sep 09
Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Our Little Sister (Umimatchi Diary) (2016) When their father dies, three sisters travel out of town to his funeral. There they meet a half-sister who is now orphaned. They invite her to live with them. A delightful tale o...

Icon of the event A Summer of French Films: L'Enfant/The Child
Mon Aug 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Bruno and his eighteen-year-old girlfriend Sonia live off her unemployment benefits and his panhandling and petty theft. When Sonia gives birth to their child, Bruno sells him to a black market connection, who promises to fin...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

La La Land (2016) In a glorious, colourful return to the movie musical, this film finds Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a committed jazz musician, and Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, developing a relationship while followin...