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Icon of the event 2017 Evening Films @ Toronto Reference Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for some inspiring, uplifting and entertaining films and documentaries. Films are themed around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Finance, Careers, Innovation, Imagination and the Human Spirit....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Fri Mar 31
Thu Apr 06
Fri Apr 07
Thu Apr 13
Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival - Day 1
Sat May 13, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the medium of graphic novels with more than 500 comic creators from around the world at TCAF! Canada's Jeff Lemire will be on hand to debut his new graphic novel Roughneck, and Toronto's own Koyama Press will be cel...

Icon of the event The City of Bordeaux
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Bordeaux known for its wine is a city with a long history and is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The history of Bordeaux is linked to the English history with Eleanor of Aquitaine in the middle Age. The downtown bu...

Icon of the event Ladies and gentlemen...Mr. Leonard Cohen
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A portrait of Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and artist, Leonard Cohen, recorded during one of his visits to his home city, Montreal. His personal views about our shared humanity resonate through readin...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Historic Sites: Montgomery's Inn visits Annette
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join staff from Montgomery's Inn Historic Site and discover what life was like in mid-19th century rural Etobicoke. This hands-on workshop will combine storytelling, music, and crafts. All ages. Contact the branch for registr...

Icon of the event Venez jouer avec les mots
Fri Apr 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de La Journée mondiale du livre et du droit d'auteur (JMLDA), quelques auteurs membres de L'Association des auteures et auteurs de l'Ontario français (AAOF) vous convient à une soirée littéraire....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Royal Ontario Museum visits McGregor Park
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: McGregor Park

Pharaohs, Pyramids, and Scarabs...

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer (2014)
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Filmed over the course of six months, this film tells the incredible story of three young women: Nadia, Masha and Katia. As members of the feminist art collective Pussy Riot, they performed a 40 second "punk prayer" inside Ru...

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

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

Icon of the event Adult Colouring Club
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Colouring for adults is the hottest new trend, and it's easy to see why. Colouring can relieve stress, improve focus, and strengthen fine motor skills. Come try it out for yourself. All materials provided....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 20
Thu May 04
Thu May 18
Thu Jun 01