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Icon of the event Canada Musical Celebration
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Don Mills

Join Karen Gray for a musical presentation for the whole family, featuring beloved favourites and action-filled selections - all to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday! For children of all ages....

Icon of the event Leslie Fernandes Travelogues
Fri Jun 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Leslie Fernandes, past president of the Don Mills Camera Club and avid traveler, as he takes us on a whirlwind photographic tour of some of the world's most beautiful countries. Images are digital. Registration is requir...

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Wattstax (1973)
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In 1972 at the Los Angeles Coliseum, director Mel Stuart captures the performances of the Watts Summer Festival. Organized by Stax Records, the festival is a gathering of musicians and entertainers from the black community, b...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film: Moana
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right. PG: 1hr 45mins

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Register for a free two day workshop in partnership with Swallowing Clouds and Princess Productions, open to youth ages 9-12. Participants will be guided through an inspiring creative journey working with professional dancers...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event P.A. Day 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 Jun 09
Icon of the event P.A. DAY Movie
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

An afternoon movie the whole family will enjoy. All ages. No registration. Don't forget to bring your own refreshments!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
Icon of the event Don't Retire Your Love of Learning!
Thu May 25, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

What do The Harlem Renaissance, Islam in America and the Chrysler Building in New York City have in common? Come and see how members of Toronto's Academy for Lifelong Learning (www.allto.ca) inform one another in workshop pr...

Icon of the event Les Chiclettes
Tue May 23, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Les artistes franco-ontariens » pour célébrer le 150e anniversaire du Canada à la Bibliothèque de référence de Toronto, nous accueillons Les Chiclettes. Femmes téméraires, d'une volonté farouche, q...

Icon of the event Sacred Spaces  Part 4: Churches of the Modern World - 18th - 21st centuries
Wed May 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Classical elements returned in the 18th century, followed by a revival of Gothic appearance in the next century. We'll conclude this series with churches built since the Second World War that challenge many traditional ideas...