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Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Paterson (2016) Paterson (Adam Driver) drives a city bus in the town of Paterson, New Jersey. A poet, Paterson is inspired by his observations of everyday life he sees while driving his route and in the life he shares with h...

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...

Icon of the event Canada's Birthday Party
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Come celebrate Canada's birthday at the library!

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 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 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 A Summer of French Films: Frantz
Mon Jul 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious Frenchman who visits the fiancé's grave to lay flowers.

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 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 The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson : Separating Fact from Fiction
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Cultural historian Gregory Klages reviews the historical records related to Tom Thomson's mysterious passing....