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Icon of the event Life As We Know It
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Filmmaker/visual humourist Cameron Tingley presents his short live-action films and shares his observations of modern society. Step back from the hubbub of daily life to look at it with fresh eyes. Themes include the environm...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film:  The Little Prince (2015)
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to prepare her for it. Her neighbor, the Aviator, introduces the girl to an extraordinary world where anything is possible, the world of the Little Prin...

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
Fri Nov 18
Fri Dec 02
Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Centre for Communication and Poetry Research
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

The Centre for Communication and Poetry Research is a pop-up research centre where participants are invited to read poems to strangers over the phone. Drop-in to participate. If you would like to receive a phone call from the...

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
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 Hasn't everything been mapped already (or why do we need cartographers anymore)?
Mon Oct 03, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

At a time when virtually every square metre of land on Earth has been accurately mapped, is there any need for map makers in 2016? Cartographer Chris Brackley certainly thinks there is. In this talk, Chris will explain how th...

Icon of the event Culture Days: Singsation Saturday Choral Workshop with Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Come and sing with us! Singsation Saturdays are popular choral workshops for singers of all abilities, organized by the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Join in with other people who love to sing. You'll get to read through and le...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Creative Consultant
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Have an idea for a novel but don't know where to start? In the middle of a creative project but can't seem to finish? Need a third opinion about what to name your next comic character? Bring all your questions to the Artist i...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 12
Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry Life Writing Circle - Saturday Afternoons
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

An ongoing writing workshop open to all emerging writers or curious people of any age interested in developing writing and poetry skills. Participants will explore poetic conventions of expressing the lyrical self and draw ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29