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Icon of the event Arts Film Series :The Middle of the World
Mon Jan 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Romao, illiterate and unemployed, feels destiny drawing him on an odyssey to Rio de Janeiro in pursuit of a job and a decent life. Based on a true story, The Middle of the World follows a family of seven on a journey 2,000 mi...

Icon of the event Arts Film Series  : The Children are watching us.
Mon Jan 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In his first collaboration with renowned screenwriter and longtime partner Cesare Zavattini, Vittorio De Sica examines the cataclysmic consequences of adult folly on an innocent child. Heralding the pair?s subsequent work on ...

Icon of the event Puppet Shows at Parliament
10:30 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for our monthly puppet show. Every month is a whole new show!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 23
Thu Apr 27
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 discus...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
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:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 22
Wed Mar 22
Icon of the event Guided Tour of Once Upon a Time
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 Jan 17
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Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Deep in the Sahara desert, as they try to get to Europe, Léonard, from Cameroon, rescues Hope, a Nigerian woman. Dans un monde hostile où chacun doit rester avec les siens, ils vont tenter d'avancer ensemble, et de s'aimer. H...

Icon of the event The Nifty Frum Friends presents
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

The documentary "Where to Invade Next" written and directed by Michael Moore, takes viewers on a educational ride to 10 different countries! The reason: To see what the USA can learn/take from other nations. Michael Moore pla...

Icon of the event The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

John Cleese, as the descendant of Sherlock Holmes, is hilarious in this modern detective parody of international power and intrigue. He is called to a conference by the desperate Commissioner of Police to lay plans for the ca...

Icon of the event Black History Month Special: Afro Fusion Dance Workshop - CANCELLED
Mon Feb 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join dancer and choreographer Nadine Brown for an Afro fusion dance class which includes dance forms that involve African Technique and urban African dances such as Azonto and Makosa. Working with upbeat music such as Afro b...