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Icon of the event DJ Workshop with ScratchLab
Tue Aug 16, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Join Scratch Lab in a workshop that examines basic DJ techniques and the evolution of mp3 software in the DJing world. In this 2 hour session everyone will learn the basics of how to mix, match & scratch records, just like th...

Icon of the event The Gifts of the Nile :  Royal Ontario Museum
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Royal Ontario Museum Outreach Committee presents The Gifts of the Nile. Ancient Egyptian civilization began about 5,000 years ago along the shores of the Nile River....

Icon of the event Life As We Know It
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Filmmaker/visual humourist Cameron Tingley presents his short live-action films and shares his observations of modern society. Step back from the hubbub of daily life to look at it with fresh eyes. Themes include the environm...

Icon of the event Youth Hub IN THE SUMMER
3:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Same ol' Youth Hub, but with some extra fun:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 25
Tue Jul 26
Wed Jul 27
Thu Jul 28
Fri Jul 29
Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

THE SECOND MOTHER (QUE HORAS ELA VOLTA?) (2015) Thirteen years ago Val had to leave her daughter, Jessica, behind when she went to Sao Paulo to become a nanny. Jessica now wants to come to Sao Paulo to stay with her mother i...

Icon of the event Movie Night
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Join us for free screenings of the great movies presented by...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 23
Wed Sep 21
Tue Oct 18
Tue Nov 15
Icon of the event Guided Tour of The Art of Cartography
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A free guided tour of The Art of Cartography on display in the TD Gallery....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 16
Tue Aug 23
Tue Aug 30
Tue Sep 06
Tue Sep 13
Icon of the event Discover Special Collections:  Zoran Zivkovic
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will discuss the work of Zoran Zivkovic, an accomplished, but little-known fantasy writer.

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Destroyer Poetics - Blackout Writing and Collage Poetry
Tue Nov 15, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

In this workshop, we will get creative by ripping books apart, blacking-out pages with sharpies, and cutting out all our favourite animals in old National Geographic magazines. This is poetry. Please call 416-395-5710 to regi...

Icon of the event Artists on the Edge: Creative Madness
Thu Nov 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Creativity and madness have often been linked. We will have a look at the images created by some of the more unusual artists in the history of art. Bosch, van der Goes, Gericault, Ensor, Richard Dadd, Munch, Van Gogh, Gauguin...