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Icon of the event Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interest, make new friends, organize trips or visi...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 28
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 09
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 The Power of the Portrait: A Panel Discussion with Toronto Star Photographers
Thu Jun 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Star photographers Steve Russell, Melissa Renwick, and Tony Bock discuss how to capture a compelling portrait. Moderated by Richard Lautens....

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10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Bring your baby to hang out, enjoy simple activities, and play with other babies while you get a chance to socialize with other parents and caregivers! Librarians Sarah and Mariam will be on hand to provide early reading tips...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 03
Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Sep 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Take a break from the heat and watch some great films. This program will run on Thursdays in July and August and on September 1st. Check back in June for a list of the film titles and screening dates.

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 The Changing Face of Toronto
Ongoing event running from Sat May 14, 2016 - Sat Jul 23, 2016
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A glimpse into the daily lives of the people of Toronto through compelling photographic portraits curated from the Toronto Public Library?s Toronto Star Photograph Archive and the Canadian Documentary Art Collection. Each fac...

Icon of the event Long Branch Book Club
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Drop in for a lively discussion of Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones. Help select next years titles.

Icon of the event Youth Cartooning & Animation
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Animator and character designer, Enzo Avolio, leads this exciting workshop for youth. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V. He has designed characters on shows such as G...

Icon of the event Orchardviewers
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to a range of performers and speakers. From author visits to musicians you will enjoy our entertainment on a weekly basis. Our 2016 fall sessions will host poets, singers, explorers and ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02
Thu Jun 09
Thu Jun 16
Thu Jun 23