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Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Manchester by the Sea (2016) When his older brother dies, Lee (Casey Affleck) returns to his hometown to become the reluctant guardian to his teenage nephew. Once back Lee must face his troubled past with his ex-wife and th...

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Tea and Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Join us on Friday afternoons at 2:00 for a series of classic films! No registration required. Tea and coffee will be served before the movies....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 11
Fri Sep 08
Fri Oct 13
Fri Nov 10
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 Kids Summer Movie Matinee
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Thursdays this summer for movie magic suitable for the whole family. Have fun watching recent popular hits or enjoy the classics....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Thu Aug 24
Icon of the event The Curious World of High-End Contemporary Art
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Don Thompson is the author of twelve books. His most recent, The Orange Balloon Dog: Bubbles, Turmoil and Avarice in the Contemporary Art Market, discusses the fascinating and sometimes baffling motivations behind astronomic...

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 Making Personalized Paper
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn to make their own paper. Embedding seeds, leaves and flower from the library's surrounding neighbourhood, they will archive the environment in a novel way. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register i...

Icon of the event Sesquicentennial Celebration: Lawren Harris, Machine Age Artist
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Harris?s abstract paintings are often thought emotionally remote; in reality, they are colourful, energetic and rich in feeling. They strive for spiritual revelation, but stylistically are deeply immersed in the visual cultur...

Icon of the event Once upon a time in China - Chinese Movie Night
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This Martial Arts classic features Jet Li in a defining moment for Hong Kong movie-making and his career. Based on a 19th century struggle, Li plays master Wong Fei-Hung, who was enlisted to help ward off foreign encroachment...