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Icon of the event What's Your Story North York
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us as we gather to honour the stories of the voices of North York hosted by poet, composer and percussionist Benjamin Hackman. Participants will enjoy readings from the winners of the What's Your Story, North York writin...

Icon of the event Scandinavian Films: Kitchen Stories
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In the 1950s, a team of Swedish researchers plans to revolutionize the home kitchen. After observing the modern housewife, they set their sights on typical bachelors. Scientist Folke is sent to a rural Norwegian town, where ...

Icon of the event Islamic Heritage Month Storytelling Event
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Stories can take you to far away places and show that even though we come from different places our hearts are not that different after all! Join Award-winning author and storyteller Rukhsana Khan, on a story tour of Baghdad,...

Icon of the event Paper Cut Workshop with Chihiro Takeuchi
Sat Oct 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Chihiro Takeuchi is a renowned paper cut artist living in Osaka, Japan. In 2015 and 2016, Chihiro was part of a select group of artists to exhibit at the prestigious Bologna Book Fair. She has created several books in Japanes...

Icon of the event Guided Tour of Pop Sherlock
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 Aug 29
Tue Sep 05
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Icon of the event William Morris Society Presents
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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Icon of the event Scandinavian Films: In a Better World
Fri Aug 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Anton is a doctor who travels frequently between his home in Denmark and a refugee camp in Africa. His life is complicated by the fact that he and his wife are experiencing marital strife and his son is a victim of school bul...

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 but rich selection of local and international documentaries from our collection. Join us to view and discuss...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

La La Land (2016) In a glorious, colourful return to the movie musical, this film finds Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a committed jazz musician, and Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, developing a relationship while followin...

Icon of the event MERE: An Evening in Honour of Maria Campbell and Louise Halfe
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrating excellence in Indigenous storytelling and literature, and the lifetime achievements of award-winning author, playwright and filmmaker, Maria Campbell and award-winning poet, Louise Halfe....