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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Spadina Museum visits Evelyn Gregory branch
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Discover 1920s Toronto! Using objects from the collection, staff of Spadina Museum will guide you through an exploration of this interesting time in our history. Drop-in.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Todmorden Mills visits Riverdale branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Try out historic toys and make your own old-fashioned plaything to take home! Drop-in.

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 100th Anniversary of Beaches Branch
Wed Oct 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Phillip H. Carter, the architect of the 2004 renovation of Beaches Branch, presents an illustrated history of the library's transition from the original Carnegie building of 1916 to the present modern version. Some of his ot...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie:  Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Come in and enjoy a PA Day movie. "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" follows the exploits of eleven-year-old Alexander as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life, a day ...

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
Icon of the event Wednesday Afternoon At The Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
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 MAP Family Saturdays: Mackenzie House visits Sanderson branch
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Learn how newspapers and images were created in the 19th century. Print your own souvenir. Call 416-393-7653 or visit the branch to register. Registration starts September 6th.

Icon of the event Jazz Afternoon
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Join us for a jazz afternoon at the Main Street Branch with Jim Clayton. Critics and musicians alike describe Clayton as the new Vince Guaraldi for his melodic playing and catchy compositions. His music has been heard interna...