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Icon of the event Cartoons and Comics Workshop With Tim Comrie (Age 8-12)
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a free workshop on Cartoons and Comics basics with grahic artist Tim Comrie...

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 P.A. Day Movie
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Enjoy a P.A. Day Movie....

Icon of the event Music and Movement for Kids (Ages 2-6)
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join Palmerston staff for a series of four Monday afternoon sessions of Music and Movement for Kids - enjoy songs, dance and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as languag...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 14
Mon Nov 21
Mon Nov 28
Mon Dec 05
Icon of the event Cultural Identities and Writing City Stories
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Who are the authors behind Toronto's stories of the past, present and future? Join panelists John Lorinc, Senior Editor of Spacing magazine, Arlene Chan, contributor to The Ward, Jael Richardson, founder of the Festival of Li...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Humber Summit branch
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Humber Summit

Learn how wool from a sheep becomes a sweater! Kids can try their hand at carding and spinning wool themselves.

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humber Summit

Join us for storytelling adventures. Explore the world of magic, witches, ghosts, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in the some of the greatest stories ever told!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 12
Sat Nov 19
Sat Nov 26
Sat Dec 03
Icon of the event Film Club: Grassroots in Dry Lands
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Set in Palestine, Israel and Jordan, this intimate documentary reveals a unique human-rights-based approach to democratic change taking root in neighborhoods across the region. Rather than focus on top-down peace initiatives,...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Spadina Museum visits Evelyn Gregory branch
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

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. Drop-in.