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Icon of the event Star Wars Fan Day
Fri Dec 16, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Come celebrate with us during our Star Wars themed day! Enjoy crafts, activities and even a light saber battle! Feel free to get dressed up in your favourite Star Wars character.

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film:  Secret Life of Pets
Fri Dec 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

A terrier named Max's quiet life is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray, who Max instantly dislikes. Rated: PG 1hr 25min

Icon of the event Film Club: Things Arab Men Say
Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

This engaging documentary introduces us to Jay, Ghassan, Faisal, Adnan, Falah, Bashar and Ramey, who spend an afternoon in a barber shop discussing work, family, politics, and religion while getting haircuts and a shave. We b...

Icon of the event Orchardviewers - Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Thu Nov 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bios...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Spadina Museum
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Discover 1920s Toronto! Using objects from the collection, staff of Spadina Museum will guide you through an exploration of this interesting time in our history. Call 416-394-1000 or visit the branch to register.

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film:  Finding Dory
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

The friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way. Rated PG: 1hr 35min

Icon of the event Authors in Conversation about their Works
Tue Nov 15, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

NOT WHAT THEY SEEM -- the stories, intrigue and other possibilities that underlie lives, cottages, history, and burlesque!...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Annette St. branch
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Learn how wool from a sheep becomes a sweater! Kids can try their hand at carding and spinning wool themselves. Call 416-393-7692 or visit the branch to register. Auditorium, lower level. Accessible by elevator.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Goldhawk Park branch
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

Icon of the event I Am Rohingya
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

I Am Rohingya is a play that chronicles the harrowing Rohingya refugee experience from the perspective of Rohingya youth now living in Canada, taking the audience to Myanmar before the violence, through to the forced migratio...