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Icon of the event Alter Ego: Comics and Canadian Identity
Ongoing event running from Sat May 12, 2018 - Sun Jul 29, 2018
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Scott Pilgrim, Captain Canuck, Nelvana, and Kagagi are just a few of the thrilling Canadian comic book heroes you can explore at the Alter Ego exhibition. Check out some of Canada's best biographical and realist comic creator...

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Monkey and the Crocodile -Groups FULL
Wed Jul 18, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Crocodile wants to feast on Monkey's heart but Monkey must outsmart him if he is to enjoy eating mangoes all day. Follow by songs and stories!...

Icon of the event Family Film: Ferdinand (2017)
Thu Jul 19, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. ...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 19, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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

Free movies at the Toronto Reference Library every Friday night that revolve around the themes of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), business, and much more. Almost all of them are streamed from the lib...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Icon of the event Summer Music @ the Library
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

July 6, 2018: Ori Dagan and Nathan Hiltz - Nathaniel: A Tribute to Nat King Cole (2017 Winner: Silver Medal for Best Album at the Global Music Awards) is a unique homage to the legendary jazz musician and pop icon and the mus...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Fri Aug 03
Fri Aug 10
Fri Aug 17
Icon of the event Saturday Family Movie: Alice in Wonderland
Sat Jul 21, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Follow Alice as she chases the white rabbit on a whimsical adventure into the world of Wonderland. DROP-IN program.

Icon of the event Discover Special Collections
2:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us in the Marilyn & Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre on the 5th floor of the Toronto Reference Library for a peek at some treasures from the rare books department.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 21
Sat Aug 04
Sat Aug 11
Sat Aug 18
Sat Sep 01
Icon of the event Reptilia - Groups Full
Mon Jul 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Voulez-vous rencontrer un gecko léopard? Et aussi une couleuvre? Le programme Reptilia va vous présenter plusieurs reptiles, incluant des SSSSSSSERPENTS!...

Icon of the event Behind-the-scenes at the Heffel Auction House with Judith Scolnik
Mon Jul 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Judith Scolnik, Director of the Toronto Heffel Office, provides insight into the world of the prestigious Canadian fine art auction house.