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Icon of the event Polyamorous:  A Reading and Conversation with Author Jenny Yuen
Wed Feb 06, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Polyamorous looks at how people across Canada are giving themselves a choice to love another way, how these relationships are defined in the modern world, and why many are fighting for the legal right to love who - and how ma...

Icon of the event Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your Saturday afternoon at the library watching a family movie! No need to register - first-come, first-served. Free tickets will be given out 15 minutes before the show time. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 05
Sat Feb 16
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 CANCELLED: GREAT ART: Rembrandt in Black and White
Fri Dec 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED WHEN AVAILABLE. 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 time...

Icon of the event Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall: Hungover: One Man's Quest for the cure
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 P.A. Day Movie-Hotel Transylvania 2
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day at the library, watching a movie. First-come, first-served. Free tickets will be distributed 15 min. before showtime!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 07
Icon of the event P.A. Day: Board Games
Fri Dec 07, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Go bananas! Bring friends, pick from a whole variety of board games and compete!...

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, who won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize, Canada's most prestigious music award, for his album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa. He...

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

John Irving is one of the most creative and beloved in America. Nominated for a National Book Award three times and winning for his novel ...