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Icon of the event TIFF Movie Talks: Loving Vincent
Thu Dec 06, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for an afternoon screening of the movie, Loving Vincent, followed by a discussion led by the Toronto International Film Festival.

Icon of the event Afternoon at The Movies, film and discussion: A wrinkle in time
Tue Nov 20, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

A wrinkle in time (PG, 1 hr., 49 min.), Meg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet and used the concept known ...

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell: The Spinning Magnet
Mon Nov 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

In 2014, science journalist Alanna Mitchell turned her award-winning 2010 book Sea Sick: The Global Ocean in Crisis into a one-woman theatre show, and performed it across Canada to much acclaim. She now presents The Spinning ...

Icon of the event Rebels of the Neon God
Fri Nov 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Set amidst the urban jungle of Taipei, is this stylish tale of teen angst and despair. Centering on four disaffected, disillusioned youth, the storyline shuttles between the deadpan, petty con games of two Taipei hoods, a you...

Icon of the event TIFF Movie Talks: Tim's Vermeer
Thu Nov 08, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for an afternoon screening of the movie, Tim's Vermeer, followed by a discussion led by the Toronto International Film Festival.

Icon of the event Ex Machina (2014) Screening
Fri Nov 02, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's ...

Icon of the event Glynnis MacNicol: No One Tells You This
Thu Nov 01, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Popular feminist writer Glynnis MacNicol presents her memoir, No One Tells You This, where she questions the expectations of marriage and family still placed on women, and reflects on what it means to be a successful woman to...

Icon of the event Jordan Tannahill: Where Does a Body End?
Tue Oct 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Known as one of Canada?s most accomplished artists and playwrights, Jordan Tannahill presents his debut novel, Liminal, an exploration of what it means to be human through a ?lushly intelligent? portrait of millennials. In co...

Icon of the event Map Family Saturday: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

History Actors - Join us for an interactive dramatic program...

Icon of the event Puppet Show-
Thu Oct 25, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Barbara Frum

A puppet show performance of the book, "The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything" written by Linda Williams and performed by library staff. This story is about an old lady who puts to good use some animated objects ...