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Icon of the event Introduction to Design Thinking Workshop with OCAD University
Sat Feb 10, 2018 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Design thinking is a problem-solving process that focuses on empathy, listening, collaboration, observation, critical analysis, and experimentation to drive innovation. Design thinking can be applied to a wide range of fields...

Icon of the event Ubuntu Drum and Dance Ensemble Present: The History of Haiti
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Haiti is one of, if not the most important islands in the Caribbean. Its history is one that is a series of powerful stories, of peoples who have struggled with the most basic concept of humanity. That is; that all men and wo...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 08
Fri Feb 09
Icon of the event Documentary film
Tue Feb 06, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Awarded the 2016 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award by the Toronto Film Critics Association, filmmaker Hugh Gibson offers a compassionate honest look at habitual drug use in Regent Park. In their own words over five years, thre...

Icon of the event Opera Talks: Rigoletto
Wed Jan 31, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join eminent opera authority Wayne Gooding for an interactive, multi-media exploration of Rigoletto. When Rigoletto's only joy, his daughter Gilda, is seduced by his amoral employer, anger and passion drive him to murder. Bu...

Icon of the event Long Branch Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in for a lively discussion of popular books. A list of titles and copies of monthly selections are available at the branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 30
Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Jan 19, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a fun movie with the whole family! Movie title to be determined. Drop-in, no registration required. Tickets will be available on the second floor half an hour before the movie on a first-come, first-served basis. Simult...

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

Family friendly films suitable for everyone. Titles will be announced on a later date.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Icon of the event P.A. Day Afternoon Movies
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy a feature film on your PA Day! Limited space in Room 2. First come, first served. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Icon of the event Lego Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

What can you create with Lego? Participate in building challenges and awesome activities! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Monday, December 18, 2017. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Icon of the event Poetry Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Do you write poetry? Want to meet other poets in the community in a friendly, supportive environment to air your work? Drop-in to the Poetry Circle and share feedback, encouragement and inspiration on the first and third We...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 03
Wed Jan 17
Wed Feb 07