Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event December Movie @ Palmerston: TBA
Thu Dec 20, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a night at the movies! Join us for a free movie on the big screen in our accessible theatre. We screen movies once a month, always on a Thursday night. Start time is 6:00 pm. All are welcome. Drop in. No registration r...

Icon of the event Chavela
Tue Dec 18, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ms. Vargas became known for her performances of ranchera, especially songs by the composer José Alfredo Jiménez. However, she eschewed the flamboyant hoop skirts and jewelry associated with performers of the genre, wearing pa...

Icon of the event GREAT ART: Rembrandt in Black and White: The Printmaker
Fri Dec 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Art Historian Anne Thackray shows how Rembrandt's immensely creative and fertile imagination embraced the expressive possibilities of prints, the most widespread art form of his times. This lecture will explore Rembrandt's in...

Icon of the event Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall: How Not to Cure a Hangover
Tue Dec 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Journalist Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall rose to fame after he spent a year undercover, living with the homeless in Toronto?s infamous Tent City, and recounted the experience in his first book, Down to This. He now returns to disc...

Icon of the event The Woke Sports Fan
Mon Dec 10, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Sports writers Morgan Campbell (The Toronto Star) and Stacey May Fowles (Baseball Life Advice) will discuss how to be a socially conscious sports fan in the wake of anthem protests, concussions and more.

Icon of the event December PA Day Family Movie (Title TBD)
Fri Dec 07, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a new family movie on the big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. ...

Icon of the event Jeremy Dutcher: Honouring Ancestral Voices
Wed Dec 05, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Canadian sensation Jeremy Dutcher, a classically trained Indigenous singer/songwriter and musicologist, whose work has recently been short-listed for the Polaris Prize, discusses blending his Wolastaq First Nation roots with ...

Icon of the event John Irving: 40 Years With Garp
Tue Dec 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An international bestseller since its publication in 1978, The World According to Garp established John Irving as one of the most imaginative writers of his generation. ...

Icon of the event Place au cinéma avec Cinéfranco: Illégal
Mon Dec 03, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Tania et Ivan, son fils de 14 ans, sont russes et vivent clandestinement en Belgique depuis huit ans. Sans cesse sur le qui-vive, Tania redoute les contrôles de police jusqu?au jour où elle est arrêtée. La mère et le fils son...

Icon of the event Arthur Conan Doyle: Art in the Blood
Mon Nov 26, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Clifford Goldfarb, Chair of the Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, discusses Arthur Conan Doyle's lesser known artistic side. Conan Doyle was a member of a family of accomplished artists, had artistic skills of his...