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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 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 Music Documentaries: 20 Feet From Stardom (2013)
Tue May 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind som...

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Heidi Dahlsveen
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event Tea & Movie
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Enjoy a cup of tea and watch "Sully". Rated PG-13, 96 minutes. Stars: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney and Valerie Mahaffey.

Icon of the event Tea & Movie
Wed May 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Enjoy a cup of tea and watch "Everest". Rated PG-13, 2hr 1min. Stars: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa and Thomas M. Wright.

Icon of the event Historical Gardens of Tuscany
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Starting in Florence, Donna Fenice takes us on a journey to some of the most beautiful public and private gardens of this endlessly enchanting region, providing insights along the way into the historical forces that inspired ...

Icon of the event Wednesday Afternoon Movies: Bridge of Spies, Money Monster & Snowden
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us in the auditorium Wednesday afternoons from 2-4:30 pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 15
Wed Mar 22
Wed Apr 26
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 Arts Film Series : Difret
Mon Feb 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Three hours outside of Addis Ababa, a bright 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school when men on horses swoop in and kidnap her. The brave Hirut grabs a rifle and tries to escape, but ends up shooting her would-be hu...