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Icon of the event First Story Walking Tour
Sat Jun 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Exploring the geography and ancestry of Indigenous Toronto, this guided walking tour takes you through contemporary neighbourhoods of our city rich with First Nations' history. Starting at Deer Park Branch and travelling sout...

Icon of the event Great Cities of Culture
Fri Jun 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join Martín Ramirez of the University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies in a cultural exploration of Buenos Aires,often described as the "Paris of South America" for its elegant architecture and its rich and vibrant c...

Icon of the event TD Toronto Jazz Festival:  Chase Sanborn Trio
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Chase Sanborn is an acclaimed trumpeter and educator, a former member of the Ray Charles Orchestra and has played with a lengthy list of artists including Aretha Franklin and Diana Krall. Join Chase at 6 pm for a workshop, op...

Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytimes Monthly Specials
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us once a month on a Saturday morning for stories, crafts, songs and rhymes for the whole family! No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 18
Icon of the event Play Reading Group
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Join us in reading a thought-provoking play each month - from comedy to award-winning drama....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 27
Sat Sep 24
Icon of the event Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands
Fri Jun 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Leslie Fernandes, past president of the Don Mills Camera Club, as he takes us on a pictographic, vocal, and musical cultural travelogue of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.

Icon of the event Monthly Movie Night at Palmerston Library Theatre
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Watch a free movie on a big screen in our air-conditioned and accessible Palmerston Library Theatre - carefully selected new titles. Once a month on a Thursday night at 6:00pm. All are welcome. For more information, call 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 16
Thu Jul 21
Thu Aug 18
Thu Sep 22
Icon of the event Film Club @ Richview
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Risa Suman, film historian and long-time senior producer of Saturday Night at the Movies will screen and discuss selection of memorable films


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 16
Thu Jun 30
Icon of the event Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Weston

Join us for a feature film. Classics, new releases, and recent favourites....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 29
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 17
Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Whether you're an experienced gamer or just starting out, Evelyn Gregory's Teen Gaming Tournaments are sure to be a blast. Challenge your friends to a game of PlayStation and you might just make it on to our Gaming Wall of F...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 29