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Icon of the event SOLD OUT - Midnight Magic
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 10:30 pm - 12:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the release of the eighth story and Harry Potter's birthday! Countdown to midnight with magical activities and live entertainment. Purchase your own copy from Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop or borrow the book while sup...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

SON OF SAUL (2015) Saul, a Sonderkommando at Auschwitz-Birkenau, finds a young dying boy. Looking on the child as his son, Saul seeks to find a rabbi to recite the mourner?s Kaddish and offer the boy a proper burial. Winn...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

THE LADY IN THE VAN (2015)The true story of playwright Alan Bennett?s relationship with Miss Shepherd (Maggie Smith), whom he has allowed to live in a van in his driveway for fifteen years. PG. 104 min....

Icon of the event LSP Week 2016: Celebrate with Dance
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program. Learn about newcomer services and programs. Enjoy a performance by Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome. For mor...

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 Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

45 YEARS (2015) Kate (Charlotte Rampling) and Geoff (Tom Courtenay) are preparing to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary. A surprise announcement about an event in Geoff?s past causes both of them to review the years t...

Icon of the event MarioKart Junior Game Tournament
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albion

Join us for our MarioKart Junior Game Tournament! Ages 6 - 12 only. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Korean Film Festival @ Palmerston Theatre
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

We are pleased to partner with The Korean Consulate General Office in Toronto - they have contributed 3 feature films that will be screened in the Palmerston Library Theatre:...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 15
Sat Sep 17
Thu Sep 22
Icon of the event SongMakers
9:30 am - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Mentoring,guidance and workshopping for aspiring songwriters--songs for any reasons! (Tuesdays and Wednesdays are 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.) Drop-in. Workshops delivered by songwriter and musician Mike Ford, and are intended for teen...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Icon of the event Summer Movie for Kids: Kung Fu Panda 3
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us on August 4 for a fun family movie on a big screen in the air-conditioned Palmerston Library Theatre. We are showing the new Kung Fu Panda 3!...