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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Weston branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Weston

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event Miles Ahead: Portrait of a Changeling
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Miles Davis was the quintessential seeker living his life by the Dylan maxim, "He not being born is busy dying." This lecture will explore various ways that Miles continued to renew and reinvent his music and persona from the...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Centre for Communication and Poetry Research
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

The Centre for Communication and Poetry Research is a pop-up research centre where participants are invited to read poems to strangers over the phone. Drop-in to participate. If you would like to receive a phone call from the...

Icon of the event PA Days Free Family Movies at Palmerston Library Theatre
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a new family movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. All are welcome, no registration....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Nov 18
Icon of the event Harpsichordist Matthew Whitfield @ Palmerston: Solo Recital
Tue Oct 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join harpsichordist Matthew Whitfield as he introduces and performs famous works, including pieces by J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Mozart, and more! (Powdered wig not required...)...

Icon of the event English Country Dancing
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Locke

Share the joy of traditional live music and dancing with the members of Toronto English Dance. This is the dance form of Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Napoleon with lively jigs and reels and old fashioned hypnotic melodies.

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Creative Consultant
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Have an idea for a novel but don't know where to start? In the middle of a creative project but can't seem to finish? Need a third opinion about what to name your next comic character? Bring all your questions to the Artist i...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 12
Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Le film sera suivi d'une discussion avec Marcelle Lean, Directrice de Cinéfranco.

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry Life Writing Circle - Saturday Afternoons
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

An ongoing writing workshop open to all emerging writers or curious people of any age interested in developing writing and poetry skills. Participants will explore poetic conventions of expressing the lyrical self and draw ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event Culture Days: Singsation Saturday Choral Workshop with Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Come and sing with us! Singsation Saturdays are popular choral workshops for singers of all abilities, organized by the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Join in with other people who love to sing. You'll get to read through and le...