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Icon of the event Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 not only destroyed Pompeii but, ironically preserved much of the city. The archaeological discoveries have been astonishing! The day-to-day life of people living in Pompeii is the main ...

Icon of the event An Evening with the Shortlisted Authors
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

Hear this year's Toronto Book Awards finalists read from their works....

Icon of the event Looking for Love in Verdi's La Traviata
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

A high-class Parisian courtesan, her lover and his father run the gamut from love at first sight to tragic loss in the world?s most popular opera. Join Opera Canada editor Wayne Gooding as he introduces the Canadian Opera Co...

Icon of the event Shakespeare. The First Folio with Vrenia Ivonoffski. Act 11. Ryerson
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Deer Park

TAKE TWO SONNETS AND CALL ME IN THE MORNING: THE SHAKESPEARE PRESCRIPTION...

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Palmerston

Open to children ages 9-12, this free workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity. Working with professional dancers, musicians and authors, workshop participants will be guided through an i...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 06
Thu Oct 08
Tue Oct 13
Thu Oct 15
Tue Oct 20
Icon of the event Nancy Drew: Timeless Sleuth
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Locke

Classic and timeless sleuth, Nancy Drew is turning 85 this year. She remains smart, resourceful, and independent. Come get the scoop on Nancy, the people who created her as well as the mystery writers she has inspired....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Gibson House visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Evelyn Gregory

Join costumed interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! These hands-on activities are available for everyone to come and play with at the library. Children will also be invited to make a...

Icon of the event Chess Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

Play a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Enjoy the competitive spirit while improving your critical thinking skills. All skill levels welcome, from beginners to advanced players. Please register i...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 01
Thu Oct 08
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 22
Thu Oct 29
Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Weston

Watch a new feature movie on the last Wednesday of every month....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 30
Wed Oct 28
Icon of the event Culture Days: Fine Art in Glass
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Agincourt

Join Nina Shah as she explores the harmony of light and glass, the creation and understanding of design, and abstracts and art forms with respect to the surroundings and culture. During the session, you will create your own g...