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Icon of the event Film Essay
Thu Feb 12, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

20-22:ALPHA is a nonverbal documentary film produced and directed by local artist Thierry Loa. In his words, 20-22 is "a cinematic symphony of spectacular moving images and evocative music, describing the futuristic world of ...

Icon of the event Italian Film Series
Sat Apr 04, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Respiro; directed by Emanuele Crialese....

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Parliament Street

Join us for storytelling adventures. Explore the world of magic, witches, ghosts, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in the some of the greatest stories ever told!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Icon of the event Sushi Making Class
Tue Mar 10, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for a fun, hands-on sushi-making class! Learn about the history of sushi before you draw out your Inner Sushi Chef by creating Makimonos. Take photos to send to your friends and family to prove your culinary genius! V...

Icon of the event Movie Thrills!
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Join Barbara Frum's Youth Advisory Group (YAG) on the last Thursday of the month for a free movie! Ages 14 and up. Feature film to be announced. Don't forget to bring a snack! For more details, please call the branch at 416-3...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 29
Thu Feb 26
Thu Mar 26
Icon of the event On Stage: Philippa Sheppard on Pericles
Tue Mar 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Philippa Sheppard teaches Shakespeare with the Department of English at the University of Toronto and has published articles and reviews on Shakespeare?s work. A lecturer at the Stratford Festival for the past three years, s...

Icon of the event Valentine's Day Puppet Show
Fri Feb 13, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Parliament Street

Join library staff for a special puppet show presentation of Robert Munsch's "The Paperbag Princess" in celebration of Valentine's Day. Suitable for all ages. No registration required. In the Story Hour Room.

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 01, 2015 - Thu Dec 31, 2015
Barbara Frum

Join us for a free afternoon movie twice a month on Thursdays at 2 pm. For upcoming dates and feature films, call the branch at 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event 'Rembrandt by Rembrandt'
Fri Feb 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Art historian, Anne Thackray returns with a lecture on Rembrandt. Rembrandt made more portraits of himself than any other major artist of his times - or for centuries after. Was Rembrandt simply tracing the effects of pass...

Icon of the event Chocolate Festival
Wed Feb 11, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Have you ever wanted to learn more about chocolate? Join Chocolate Tales for a creative, hands-on chocolate making workshop. You will learn the history of chocolate, tempering & shavings on marble slabs, molding, and experime...