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Icon of the event Afternoon @ The Movies
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 12, 2017 - Thu Dec 21, 2017
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for popular and entertaining movie titles on select Thursday afternoons from 2-4 pm. You may bring your popcorn and snacks. For more details, please visit branch in person or call 416-395-5440. Location: Auditorium (3...

Icon of the event Winter Break Movies For Kids
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for a great children's movie. For more information, call the branch at: 416-395-5440. Drop-in, no registration required. 3rd Floor, Room B.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 28
Fri Dec 30
Fri Jan 06
Icon of the event Katori Shinto Ryu Demonstration
Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for a demonstration of the techniques of Katori Shinto Ryu performed by Toronto Kenjutsu. Katori Shinto Ryu is a Japanese style of swordsmanship practiced since 1460 AD. It is considered the most ancient of all the ma...

Icon of the event Evening Films @ 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:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
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....

Icon of the event Uke Can Try It!  Ukulele Hands-On Basics
11:00 am - 11:40 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Curious about the ukulele? Join us for a quick intro on how to get started playing ukulele with a few chords and a song. It's fun! Great for your brain! Ukuleles will be provided, but if you have your own, bring it along....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 12
Mon Dec 19
Icon of the event 2017 Evening Films @ 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 Jan 05
Fri Jan 06
Thu Jan 12
Fri Jan 13
Thu Jan 19
Icon of the event Basic Music Theory for Everyone
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Curious to learn how to read music, learn what "major" and "minor" keys mean, learn what a chord is and more? Drop by and learn the basics that are helpful for playing any instrument....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 08
Thu Dec 22
Icon of the event Tea and Books
Wed Dec 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Library staff will treat you to some new reading suggestions and a lovely cup of tea!...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Looking for something to do on your P.A. Day? Come and watch a fun movie at the library! We will be watching the 2016 live action version of Disney's "The Jungle Book". This movie is rated PG. No registration required. Groups...