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Icon of the event Wild About Magic with Owen Anderson
Tue Aug 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Don Mills

Get ready for a face-paced WILD magic show that's sure to keep kids engaged and laughing! Ages 5 & up....

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry with Annie Wong - #1 Tuesday Evenings
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Join artist Annie Wong for experimental and hands-on poetry workshops. Learn, collaborate and have fun with different forms of expression. Call 416-395-5710 to register....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Evening films at the 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 Jun 30
Fri Jul 08
Thu Jul 21
Fri Jul 22
Thu Jul 28
Icon of the event The Gifts of the Nile :  Royal Ontario Museum
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Royal Ontario Museum Outreach Committee presents The Gifts of the Nile. Ancient Egyptian civilization began about 5,000 years ago along the shores of the Nile River....

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry with Annie Wong - #2 Tuesday Evenings
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Join artist Annie Wong for experimental and hands-on poetry workshops. Learn, collaborate and have fun with different forms of expression. Call 416-395-5710 to register....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 18
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 ...

Icon of the event Introduction to Digital Photography
Mon Jul 18, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

In this class, a professional photographer will teach you how to take great photos. Whether with a DSLR camera or your phone. Then learn to edit them on the computer to make them look professional....

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 Artists in the Library: Poetry Life Writing Circle - Saturday Afternoons
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

An ongoing writing workshop open to all emerging writers or curious people of any age interested in developing writing and poetry skills. Participants will explore poetic conventions of expressing the lyrical self and draw ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Icon of the event Life As We Know It
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Filmmaker/visual humourist Cameron Tingley presents his short live-action films and shares his observations of modern society. Step back from the hubbub of daily life to look at it with fresh eyes. Themes include the enviro...