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Icon of the event Destination Canada
Ongoing event running from Sat May 20, 2017 - Sun Jul 30, 2017
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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Icon of the event Films of the Middle East: Footnote
Mon Jun 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Eliezar and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies. When both men learn that Eliezar will be lauded for his work, their complicated relationship reaches a new peak. Directed by Jose...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31

Icon of the event Kids & Family Beginner Ukulele!
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Come to the library & learn how to play the ukulele! We will have some ukuleles to share, but bring your uke if you have one....

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Wattstax (1973)
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In 1972 at the Los Angeles Coliseum, director Mel Stuart captures the performances of the Watts Summer Festival. Organized by Stax Records, the festival is a gathering of musicians and entertainers from the black community, b...

Icon of the event The Canuckstruments Show with Mystic Drumz
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with the drummers from Mystic Drumz as they take you on a journey from coast to coast, featuring instruments made only in Canada by Canadians....

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 captivating selection of local and international films from our collection....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31

Icon of the event Indigenous Voices Rising
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Has mainstream success changed the role of Indigenous culture within native communities? This event celebrates the rise of indigenous storytelling and considers the challenges facing artists and writers who seek to remain bot...

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

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31