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Icon of the event Documentary film
Tue Feb 06, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Awarded the 2016 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award by the Toronto Film Critics Association, filmmaker Hugh Gibson offers a compassionate honest look at habitual drug use in Regent Park. In their own words over five years, thre...

Icon of the event Contemporary Canadian Cinema with Risa Shuman: Gabrielle
Thu Mar 01, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A young woman who has Williams syndrome possesses amazing musical talents but struggles continually to gain her independence. Directed by Louise Archambault. 104 minutes. 2014. Risa Shuman, film historian and Senior Producer ...

Icon of the event Making Voice: Women's Creative Narratives
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Artists Elena SonĂ­ and Vanessa Barnett invite women from the community to draw, paint, print, and embroider while sharing stories and meeting other women from the community. Finished art work will be exhibited at Toronto Refe...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Icon of the event Contemporary Canadian Cinema with Risa Shuman: Being Canadian
Thu Jan 18, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

It's one of the great unsolved riddles of modern history. The question of what it means to be a Canadian. Filmmaker Rob Cohen has decided to take it on in his documentary, "Being Canadian." 90 minutes. 2015. Risa Shuman, film...

Icon of the event Contemporary Canadian Cinema with Risa Shuman: Bon Cop, Bad Cop.
Thu Mar 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Eight years after first working together, two mismatched Canadian cops team up once again to investigate an auto-theft ring. However, they soon discover that the robberies point to a much-larger conspiracy. Directed by Alain ...

Icon of the event Robert Davis Music and Comedy Show
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Please come and join us for March Break with Robert Davis! Presenting a rockin' family show featuring fun music, props, jokes, magic and bubbles!

Icon of the event Policing Black Lives
Tue Feb 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A candid discussion on the complicated relationship between Canada's Black Community and the police. With Civil Rights Lawyer Anthony Morgan and author of Policing Black Lives, Robyn Maynard. Moderated by Toronto Star's Shree...

Icon of the event Getting Started With Music Theory
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Getting Started With Music Theory is a 4-week online course offered by Michigan State University. Participants will register online for the Getting Started With Music Theory course and then meet weekly in the library to discu...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 20
Wed Dec 27
Icon of the event Talking About Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Not sure what to read next? Want to hear about some new books or find new authors? Join us for our monthly Talking About Books program and enjoy a cup of tea while discovering new books....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 26
Icon of the event Magician Owen Anderson: The Happy Hour Magic Show
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Forest Hill

45 minutes of magic, mirth, and mayhem with magician Owen Anderson. Lots of audience participation, cool magic tricks, loads of laughs for the kids....