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Icon of the event Aging and Creativity: The Later Life and Last Works of Verdi and Strauss
Fri Oct 30, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In "Four Last Songs: Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen and Britten", Linda and Michael Hutcheon examine the composers' later works and consider their individual responses to the challenges of aging. Can later...

Icon of the event Hallowe'en Puppet Play
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
S. Walter Stewart

Join us for scary fun!

Icon of the event Artwalk Activities: Joan McGivney and Tony Cook
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come and watch two local artists as they create original artwork before your eyes. It's a great opportunity to see a demonstration of composition and colour. Both artists are members of the North Toronto Group of Artists. J...

Icon of the event Animating movement and dance with Zeesy and friends
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Calling all teens! Join artist Zeesy and professional dance and music collaborators to choreograph, rehearse and perform a movement/dance production that interacts with Zeesy's animation. No dance experience necessary - only ...

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 07
Sat Nov 14
Sat Nov 21
Sat Nov 28
Icon of the event Movies at the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Bring your family and friends to a feature movie at the library. Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the showing. Space is limited.

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 13
Icon of the event Chinese New Year Party!
Sat Feb 06, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey with stories, music and fun! For children ages 0-5 years with their parents and caregivers. Drop in.

Icon of the event Tom Thomson Reconsidered  with  Andrew Hunter
Mon Nov 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Andrew Hunter, the Fredrik S. Eaton Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, talks about a new exhibition that re-examines two classic Tom Thomson paintings: The West Wind and The Jack Pine.

Icon of the event Fall Book Sale
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Missed our Spring Book Sale? You are in luck!...

Icon of the event Looking for funding?  Explore Grant Connect
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Need funding for your community group, arts organization, school, camp, or church group? Grant Connect is an online source of grants and fund information from 3,000+ Canadian foundations, 400+ corporations and government pro...

Icon of the event NEW DATE: Suzy Lake
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Suzy Lake's retrospective at the Art Gallery of Ontario was one of the highlights of this year. Hear the groundbreaking artist, performer and photographer discuss her career spanning five decades of work with writer and criti...