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Icon of the event Earth Day + Youth Week Celebration -- Accessories Swap
Sat Apr 18, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Leaside

Spring is around the corner! Are you cleaning up your closet and noticing you have many accessories you no longer wear? Bring them to Leaside Library and trade for something new to you!...

Icon of the event Murder and Mayhem with Margaret  Cannon of the Globe and Mail.
Tue May 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

In time for the lazy days of summer, Margaret Cannon, mystery book columnist, for the Globe and Mail, will recommend a popular list of Canadian and International mystery books.

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Dance and Literacy Program
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bloor/Gladstone

Open to youth ages 9-12, this three-week workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 08
Thu Apr 09
Wed Apr 15
Thu Apr 16
Wed Apr 22
Icon of the event African Roots in the Music of the Americas
Wed Jul 08, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Gear up for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am & Parapan American Games by exploring the soulful sounds of the music of the Americas. Lionel Williams and his trio take you on a musical journey through the North and South American contin...

Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island:
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Palmerston

Join us for a free screening of "Trick or Treaty?" (2014, 85min.) in celebration of National Aboriginal History Month. In addition we will also show the short film "How to Build an Igloo" (11 mins., 1949). Palmerston Library ...

Icon of the event Pompeii. In the Shadow of the Volcano with  Kate Cooper. Asst. Curator
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Pompeii - city frozen in time after the 79 A.D eruption. Join Kate Cooper, assistant curator as she discusses the exhibition at the ROM....

Icon of the event World's Great Cities. Toronto with David Crombie. Past,  Present and Future
Tue Apr 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deer Park

Join Mr. Crombie as he reminisces about Toronto's past, discusses the present and elucidates his vision for the future....

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school from 4-5 pm for special activities for children ages 8 to 12....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 10
Fri Apr 17
Fri Apr 24
Fri May 01
Fri May 08
Icon of the event Homelands: A Culinary Journey Through China
Sat May 30, 2015 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Agincourt

Discover the history of Chinese food with Professor Leo Chan from Humber School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism. Learn about various ingredients, tools used in preparation and Chinese traditions. Program room. Registra...

Icon of the event Poetry Night with Lilly Barnes: Journey of a Life Lived in Turbulent Times
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

Celebrate National Poetry Month with an evening of poetry and music at Palmerston Library Theatre with Canadian poet and author Lilly Barnes who will read from her new book "Journey" (Inanna Publications, 2014). With musical ...