Programs for Adults
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Art Wall

February 2018

Black History Month Exhibition
Central Library
Arts & History Department - Information Services (Third floor)
Science & Business Department – Information Services (Second floor), Yellow Wall
This exhibition is presented in partnership with United Way of Peel Region’s Black Community Advisory Council
Admission is free.
Phone: 905-615-3500 x3660


eLibrary Basics
Central Library
To setup or learn how to enjoy eBooks, eMagazines, eComics, eLearning, or downloadable and streaming music and video, book an appointment by calling 905-615-3500 x3589 for one-on-one tutorial.


Resume Help Days
In partnership with Centre for Education & Training.
Central Library, Second Floor
Job hunting and interview tips are provided in addition to assistance in writing an effective resume.
1-4 PM
Tuesdays, Feb 27, Mar 27, Apr 24, May 29
Call Information Services (Second floor) to register.

Job Hunting Resources @ Your Library
Central Library, Second Floor
Library staff will highlight some of the key Library resources to assist in hunting for a job including how to research companies.
7-8:15 PM
Mondays, Mar 5, Apr 9
Call Information Services (Second floor) to register.

Films / Movies

Croatian Film Festival
In partnership with Consulate General of the Republic of Croatia.
Central Library, Noel Ryan Auditorium
Join us for gems of contemporary Croatian cinema. A mix of feature films, short films, experimental films and documentaries will be screened. Everybody ages 18 and over are welcome.
7-9 PM
Wednesdays, Ages: 18+  Drop in.

March 28: Cowboys (2013, 103 minutes)
In an ordinary small town, a peculiar theatre company is about to put on a play inspired by classic Hollywood Westerns that becomes a metaphor for their own destinies.

April 4: The Mysterious Boy (2013, 88 minutes)
A clever 14 year-old boy and his band of friends try to discover the true identity of a strange new classmate but the truth might be more frightening than they can handle.

April 11: Vis-à-vis (2013, 80 minutes)
A director and his principal actor spend a working winter together on a remote island and are forced to face their own frustrations and fears.

April 18: Halima’s Path (2012, 93 minutes)
A woman tried to find the remains of her son who was killed in the Bosnian War and discovers a truth worse than a nightmare.

April 25: Selected Croatian Shorts (~100 minutes):
Family Meals, Amnesiac on the Beach, Autofocus

May 2: Selected Croatian Shorts (~94 minutes):
Bla, Little Darling, Prettyboy, The Tiniest, Thresholds, Teleport Zovko, The Verdict


Effective Tax Strategies
Save money by learning how to reduce taxable income, maximize deductions, and use allowable tax credits. In partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada.

Thursday, March 1, 6:30-8 pm: Malton Library
Tuesday, March 6, 6-7:30 pm: Port Credit Library
Saturday, March 24, 2-3:30 pm: Erin Meadows Library
Saturday, March 24, 2-3:30 pm: Central Library, Information Services (2nd Floor)
Thursday, April 12, 7-8:30 pm: Central Library, Information Services (2nd Floor)
Tuesday, April 17, 6:30-8:00 pm: Frank McKechnie

To register, please call or visit your selected location.

Lecture Me Series

Deciphering Real vs Fake Science News
In partnership with University of Toronto Mississauga.
Central Library, Noel Ryan Auditorium
As part of the UTM Lecture Me! series: Prof. Fiona Rawle explores how to decipher real vs fake science news stories, including how to identify sensationalized science news and the context in which they occur. No science background needed to attend.
Tuesday, Mar 6, 7-8:30 PM. Call Information Services (Second floor) to register.

Monster Studies: Loving and Hating Vampires
In partnership with University of Toronto Mississauga.
Central Library, Noel Ryan Auditorium
As part of the Lecture Me! series: Prof. Chris Koenig-Woodyard discusses how vampires enthrall us. We examine Richard Matheson’s I Am Legend which marks a pivotal point in vampire stories, the shift from evil Dracula to a conflicted romantic figure.
Tuesday, Apr 10, 7-8:30 PM
Call Information Services (Second floor) to register.


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RCI Science Talk Series
In partnership with the Royal Canadian Institute for Science. 
Canadian-based scientists discuss their research in areas ranging from climate change to the vast cosmos. We explore all areas of science.
Central Library, Noel Ryan Auditorium
7-8 PM
Thursdays, Mar 1, Apr 5
Drop in.


Readers to Writers Network
Central Library – Readers Den Department
Are you an aspiring writer or a reader interested in assisting new writers?  The Library’s Readers to Writers Network is here to help! Writers have the opportunity to interact with readers by sharing short drafts of their work and receiving feedback from readers. 
More Information.