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Icon of the event Beaches Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Drop in for a lively discussion of popular books....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 02
Thu Mar 02
Thu Apr 06
Thu May 04
Icon of the event  Chrysalide:  poésie-performance avec musique et vidéo
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Spectacle réalisé par Joël Guzman et Mallory Patte-Serrano....

Icon of the event Arts Film Series: Up and Down
Mon Mar 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The discovery of an abandoned child by two smugglers kicks into gear a series of tragic, comic events. 107 minutes. Czech with English subtitles.

Icon of the event March Break Movie: Trolls
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Don Mills

Celebrate March Break with an afternoon movie! After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the overly-cautious, curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends. 92 minutes. ...

Icon of the event Cycle «Filmer les frontières»: La Cour de Babel de Julie Bertuccelli
Mon Feb 13, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ils sont collégiens, âgés de 11 à 15 ans, réunis dans une même classe d'accueil pour apprendre le français. Dans ce petit théâtre s'expriment l'innocence, l'énergie et les contradictions de ces adolescents qui, animés par le ...

Icon of the event Lowdown Tracks ; a celebration of music and survival
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lowdown Tracks is a powerful documentary exploring the world of Toronto's homeless musicians. Toronto Reference Library is pleased to present a screening of the film with live performances by some of the film's musicians. A p...

Icon of the event Arts Film Series : Difret
Mon Feb 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Three hours outside of Addis Ababa, a bright 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school when men on horses swoop in and kidnap her. The brave Hirut grabs a rifle and tries to escape, but ends up shooting her would-be hu...

Icon of the event Sacred Spaces in Western Architecture Part 2: Romanesque & Gothic Churches
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

This talk covers the essential characteristics of these major medieval architectural styles, and examines some of the landmark churches of each period. We'll compare the fortress-like Romanesque to the lightness of Gothic. Jo...

Icon of the event Knit & Lit
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Bring your needles and yarn and share ideas, skills or knit socially. We supply teaching and knitting-related books. Call 416-396-3865 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 11
Sat Mar 25
Icon of the event Historical Gardens of Tuscany
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Starting in Florence, Donna Fenice takes us on a journey to some of the most beautiful public and private gardens of this endlessly enchanting region, providing insights along the way into the historical forces that inspired ...