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Icon of the event Bending Minds:  The Architecture of Frank Gehry
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Born in Toronto in 1929, Frank Owen Gehry designs buildings that are controversial, inspirational, puzzling and wonderful. What does it all mean? Speaker: Larry Wayne Richards, Professor Emeritus and Former Dean of the John ...

Icon of the event Remembering the Bohemian Embassy
Fri Sep 23, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

The Bohemian Embassy was a 1960s avant garde coffee house and home to a generation of songwriters, dramatists, comics and poets. Gordon Lightfoot, Margaret Atwood, Ian and Sylvia Tyson, Lorne Michaels, Chick Roberts, of the Y...

Icon of the event Food for Thought
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Drop in with or without your lunch, and feast on ideas and conversation. This twice monthly program features speakers who will present on a variety of topics, ranging from personal finance to literature to social media best p...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 06
Tue Oct 04
Tue Nov 01
Icon of the event Egyptomania: Exploring our Love Affair with Ancient Egypt
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Ancient Egypt has influenced all aspects of modern society from fashion and architecture to our obsession with mummies. Come hear about the discovery of King Tutankhamun, a pyramid built as a residence in Illinois, the restin...

Icon of the event Wand-making
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Forest Hill

We're celebrating the launch of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with a whole week of Harry Potter themed crafts and programs July 25 to 29. Best of all, each time you attend, you get a chance to win an awesome Harry Potter ...

Icon of the event Afro Fusion Dance Workshop
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Join Nadine Brown for an introduction to Afro Fusion Dance. A fusion of dance forms that involve African Technique, Urban African and African Diaspora dance styles. Incorporates music, such as Azonto, Makosa, Dancehall, Reg...

Icon of the event Afterschool Games
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Teens and Children can drop-in to enjoy some afterschool fun with games such as Jenga, Connect Four, Yahtzee, Snakes and Ladders, and more!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 09
Icon of the event Food for Thought
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Drop in with or without your lunch, and feast on ideas and conversation. This twice monthly program features speakers who will present on a variety of topics, ranging from personal finance to literature to social media best p...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 13
Sat Sep 17
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event Photo Painting Workshops
11:00 am - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Join Artist in the Library - Geneviève Thauvette - in a series of photo painting workshops. These workshops compliment the core "Momento Mori" program....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 22
Icon of the event Movie Matinee
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Enjoy a free family-friendly movie at the Goldhawk Park Library. Titles to be announced. Please see in-branch flyers for details. Drop-in program. Tickets will be given out at 1:30pm.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 03
Wed Aug 10