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Icon of the event Evening Films @ Toronto Reference Library
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for inspiring, uplifting and entertaining films and documentaries. Films are themed around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), finance, careers, innovation, imagination and the human spirit. Registration...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Icon of the event Guided Tour of Toronto Revealed
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 Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Tue Mar 27
Icon of the event Story Jam
Sun Mar 25, 2018 | 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A celebration of family storytelling, with folktales from around the world, an African Riddle contest, international guests, Indigenous creation tales and lots of storytelling activities. This drop-in event is part of the 201...

Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Discover some of the highlights from the Archives of Ontario's extensive collection of more than 6.4 million photographs! This presentation explores the work of government, amateur, and professional photographers, and explain...

Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy
Sat May 05, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month! Learn basic styles of the traditional art of fine writing, commonly referred to as "calligraphy". Space is limited to 12 participants. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Registra...

Icon of the event SPRING CRAFT
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Join us for a fun hour of crafting! And take home what you make. Age 4 and up. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event I Am Not Your Negro
Tue Feb 27, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This award-winning documentary is built around James Baldwin's unfinished book about the lives of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. Reaching from the civil rights movement to #BlackLivesMatter, this documenta...

Icon of the event Bob the Magician's Family Magic Show
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

An entertaining magic show that guarantees to entertain audiences of all ages, combining side-splitting comedy and audience participation for kids. Registration begins Feb. 14. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

Icon of the event Contemporary Canadian Cinema with Risa Shuman: Bon Cop, Bad Cop.
Thu Mar 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Eight years after first working together, two mismatched Canadian cops team up once again to investigate an auto-theft ring. However, they soon discover that the robberies point to a much-larger conspiracy. Directed by Alain ...

Icon of the event Toronto Revealed: Illuminating Views of our City Streets
Ongoing event running from Sat Feb 10, 2018 - Sun Apr 22, 2018
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Public Library's collection of documentary art captures the city's changing streets and built environment through a variety of artists' works.