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Icon of the event The Curious World of High-End Contemporary Art
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Don Thompson is the author of twelve books. His most recent, The Orange Balloon Dog: Bubbles, Turmoil and Avarice in the Contemporary Art Market, discusses the fascinating and sometimes baffling motivations behind astronomic...

Icon of the event LSP Week 2017: Celebration 150
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program and Canada?s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Meet Jowita Bydlowska, author of the best-selling memoir, Drunk Mom, and Guy, a novel. Learn about newcom...

Icon of the event ROM - Volunteers
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A lecture...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Fun with WordPlay Collective
11:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Get creative and have fun with Artists in the Library, Tijana Spasic and Anahita Dehbonehie while enjoying arts and crafts, storytelling, theatre and digital arts. A different program each P.A. Day! For children 6 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us on for a fun film suitable for the whole family. Titles to be announce on a later date.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library with Ensemble Topaz
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Ensemble Topaz is pleased to present their diverse music and dance arts from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus. An interactive one-hour session will include demonstrations of dance, music and rhythm. All are welcome. P...

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event Ceilidh Dancing
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Ceilidh ("KAY LEE") dance is a fun way to exercise and enjoy social time together - it's not called the 'party dance' of Scotland and Ireland for nothing! Absolutely no experience necessary: come join us as we retrace the pa...

Icon of the event The Zen of Writing
Wed Sep 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Wychwood

Charlotte Fielden , award winning writer presents an innovative writing workshop to encourage you to free up your imagination and write. Register at branch in person or call 416-393-7683.

Icon of the event A Glimpse into Classical Arabic Music
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come and join us for an entertaining evening of classical Arabic Music. George Sawa, who is a renowned world expert on traditional Arabic music, and who directed a few musical productions for the Toronto-based Arabesque Danc...