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Icon of the event Planet IndigenUS Festival 2015!
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spadina Road

In partnership with Harbourfront Centre, Planet IndigenUS and Woodland Cultural Centre, we celebrate international indigenous cultures. Contact branches for more information.

Icon of the event Saturday Afternoon at the Movies (Drop In)
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Bring a friend or just come by yourself and enjoy movies at the library. This is a drop-in program on a first-come, first-serve basis. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 25
Sat Aug 08
Sat Aug 22
Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Cool off and chill out at the library and enjoy a family friendly film!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 09
Thu Jul 16
Thu Jul 23
Thu Jul 30
Thu Aug 06
Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island: Inuuvunga: I am Inuk, I am Alive
Fri Jun 19, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Parkdale

Inuuvunga: I am Inuk, I am Alive (2004, 58 min)...

Icon of the event Parkdale Local History Talk: The
Wed Jun 17, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkdale

Architectural Historian Marta O'Brien will illustrate Parkdale's story through its diverse architecture. Further inquires, 416-393-7686.

Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day Toronto
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Steeles

What if hundreds of people put into place the projects and changes they want to see in their city all on one day? That is the goal of 100 in 1 Day, a festival of civic engagement where people create small-scale improvements i...

Icon of the event Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Watch a feature movie at the library. Space is limited. First-come, first-served. Free tickets distributed 15 minutes before the show.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 30
Sat Jun 13
Icon of the event Who is Watching the Watchers?
Thu May 07, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yorkville

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has introduced controversial legislation, called Bill C-51, to arm Canada's spy service, CSIS with more powers. Investigative reporter, Andrew Mitrovica, who has written a book about CSIS, discus...

Icon of the event Japanese Stick Fighting Demonstration
Mon May 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yorkville

Come and learn about the ancient art of the Naginata or Japanese Polearm. Students from the University of Toronto will demonstrate strikes and answer questions about this traditional Japanese sport. Body armour will be on dis...

Icon of the event Global Grooves: Songs from Around the World
Sat May 02, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairview

World music singers, Maryem Tollar and Shameema Soni will lead you in singing songs from different cultures and languages. Also Shara Claire and David Berger of FindingRhythm will bring African drums, hand drums, bells and sh...