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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 Tuesday Docs - History, Mystery and Discoveries
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Documentaries present us with a better understanding of our past, present and future. This weekly program is a small captivating selection of local and international films from our collection....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Icon of the event Looking for funding?  Explore Grant Connect
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Need funding for your charitable community group, arts organization, school, camp, or church group? Grant Connect is an online source of grants and fund information available only through subscription or at the Toronto Publi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 06
Mon Apr 10
Icon of the event The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

John Cleese, as the descendant of Sherlock Holmes, stars in this detective parody of international power and intrigue. Yet another attempt to save the world - although nothing seems to go right - is complete with Arthur Lowe ...

Icon of the event Poetry Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Do you write poetry? Want to meet other poets in the community in a friendly, supportive environment to air your work? Drop in to our poetry circle to share feedback, encouragement and inspiration. Meetings take place on t...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 01
Wed Mar 15
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 19
Wed May 03
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 Guided Tour of Vice & Virtue
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free guided tour of our current exhibit...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Andy Jones
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

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 Music Documentaries: Beats, Rhymes & Life (2011)
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Actor Michael Rapaport`s documentary about the groundbreaking hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest charts their rise from a group of childhood friends in `80s-era Queens to global popularity to an acrimonious breakup. Placing t...