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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 Momento Mori
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Join Artist in the Library - Geneviève Thauvette - in a series of photography workshops that reflect on morality. Participate in other workshops on Cyanotypes, lighting techniques, photo painting, makeup FX and Photoshop to c...

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 The
Wed Aug 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Come join us for a wild and funny magic show with "Mr. Oh!" as we finish off the TD Summer Reading Club with a bang!...

Icon of the event Cyanotype Workshop
Sat Sep 17, 2016 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Artist in the Library - Geneviève Thauvette teaches the art od cyanotype. A photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. These workshops compliment the core "Momento Mori" program....

Icon of the event Hasn't everything been mapped already (or why do we need cartographers anymore)?
Mon Oct 03, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

At a time when virtually every square metre of land on Earth has been accurately mapped, is there any need for map makers in 2016? Cartographer Chris Brackley certainly thinks there is. In this talk, Chris will explain how th...