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Icon of the event Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story (incorrect date in What's On)
Mon Aug 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Blue Whale story is uniquely Canadian story about the biggest mammal in the world. Find out about the tragic story of this majestic mammal, how it was recovered, salvaged, studied and how it found its new home in the Roya...

Icon of the event Tea & Movie
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Join us for classics, documentaries and new releases.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 20
Wed Oct 18
Wed Nov 15
Icon of the event Learn to Dance Salsa and Bachata!
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Salsa and Bachata are two of the most popular Latin dance styles around the world. Originating from Cuba and the Dominican Republic, these dances are as colourful as their countries of origin. History, culture, and the beauty...

Icon of the event Place au cinéma : « Demain tout commence »
Mon Oct 02, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Place au cinéma » nous vous proposons la projection d'un film « Demain tout commence » d'Hugo Gélin avec Omar Sy et Clémence Poésy....

Icon of the event Three Ages of Sherlock Film Series: Mr. Holmes (2015)
Thu Sep 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A series of films that present Sherlock Holmes at various stages of life....

Icon of the event Italian Language Lessons
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Spadina Road

Come join us for free Italian lessons, in a fun and relaxing environment. Learn the basics from numbers and telling time to simple greetings and conversation.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 13
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Icon of the event Mile Mile i gCein: The Irish Language in Canada
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Danny Doyle explores the fate of Irish Gaelic immigrants in Canada focusing specifically on the Irish language. Bringing together census data and historic accounts, the prevalence of the language in Canada is shown, spoken at...

Icon of the event Caregiver Appreciation Day
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

In Partnership with Kwentong Bayan Collective, the Library will host an event for our caregivers to create postcards to send home and relax in a supportive environment. All caregivers are welcome to come discuss their experi...

Icon of the event ROM - Volunteers
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A lecture...

Icon of the event A Glimpse into Classical Arabic Music
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come and join us for an entertaining evening of classical Arabic Music. George Sawa, who is a renowned world expert on traditional Arabic music, and who directed a few musical productions for the Toronto-based Arabesque Danc...