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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 Photographing Architectural Change in Toronto
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Documentary photographer Peter MacCallum will begin his illustrated talk by showing how Toronto?s first official photographer, Arthur Goss, documented our city?s rapid development between 1911 and 1940. He will then present h...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Centre for Communication and Poetry Research
Fri Sep 23, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 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 Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interest, make new friends, organize trips or visi...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 23
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 27
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits York Woods branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

THE LADY IN THE VAN (2015)The true story of playwright Alan Bennett?s relationship with Miss Shepherd (Maggie Smith), whom he has allowed to live in a van in his driveway for fifteen years. PG. 104 min....

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 Afterschool Games
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Teens and Children can drop-in to enjoy some afterschool fun with games such as Jenga, Connect Four, Yahtzee, Snakes and Ladders, and more!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 09
Icon of the event Wild Summer Movie: Zootopia
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Wind down the summer with an afternoon movie! In the animal city of Zootopia, Officer Judy Hopps is the very first bunny on the police force, who jumps at the opportunity to crack her first case ? even if it means partnering ...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library:  Up Close with Artist Annie Wong
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Drop by for tea, cookies and an informal chat with artist in residence, Annie Wong, who will be on hand to talk about the many poetry programs and lyrical endeavours she has planned to help you ignite your creative spark.