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Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

MUSTANG (2015) Five teenaged sisters? free-spirited play on a Turkish beach leads to life-altering changes. As the older sisters are trained to become brides, the younger sisters vow to escape this fate. Director Deniz Gam...

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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...

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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....

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Fri Sep 23, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Welcome back to school with our staff-led performance of "Peter and the Wolf" presented at Palmerston Library Theatre. Based on the Russian children's story with music and narration by Sergei Prokofiev....

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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 Subdivided : Building Inclusion into the Global City
Mon Sep 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Can hyper-diversity reduce inequality and social divisions in Toronto and other global cities?...

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 Learn Sanskrit
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Albion

Learn one of the oldest Indo-European languages documented!...

Icon of the event Monthly Movie Night at Palmerston Library Theatre
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Watch a free movie on a big screen in our air-conditioned and accessible Palmerston Library Theatre - carefully selected new titles. Once a month on a Thursday night at 6:00pm. All are welcome. For more information, call 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 21
Thu Aug 18
Thu Sep 22
Thu Oct 20
Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

BROOKLYN (2015) A young Irishwoman, Eilis Lacey, leaves her home to emigrate to Brooklyn in the 1950s. Adapting to her new life in America is bittersweet with her ties to Ireland pulling her back emotionally. Screenplay by ...