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Icon of the event Jazz Valentines for Austin Clarke
Thu Feb 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Featuring grooves and poetry, Canada's Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke pays homage to the great, late Austin Clarke. With Lillian Allen, Clifton Joseph, Adebe DeRango-Adem and Giovanna Riccio. Accompanied by Michael Arthu...

Icon of the event Movie Day!
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a feature film at the library. Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the start of the movie. Space is limited; first-come, first-served. Free tickets distributed 15 min. before the movie.

Icon of the event March Break BINGO!
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 7-12 years old will play a library version of BINGO! Registration begins Feb. 13th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

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 Dec 06
Tue Dec 13
Tue Dec 20
Tue Dec 27
Tue Jan 03
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 Dec 06
Tue Dec 13
Tue Dec 20
Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: P.A. Day- Bingo
Fri Jan 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Come and play library bingo with your family.

Icon of the event Fairy Tales on Film: Mirror, Mirror
Thu Dec 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In this modern twist on the classic Grimm fairy tale, Snow White and the seven dwarfs look to reclaim their destroyed kingdom....

Icon of the event Island in the Sun: Barbados in Song with Roger Gibbs
Wed Feb 15, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Locke

Barbadian folk songs and slide show look at the island's history and its people, superstitions and life.

Icon of the event March Break Puppet Show:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Locke

For ages 3 and up. Groups and daycares must book space.

Icon of the event The Films of Agnes Varda : Le Bonheur
Mon Dec 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Therese (Claire Drouot), young husband and father Francois (Jean-Claude Drouot) finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker. One of Agnes...