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Icon of the event 2017 Geocaching International Film Festival - GIFF
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

"With every new incredible geocache container, every clever hide, every log that reads like an epic journey, it becomes apparent: the geocaching community is one of the most creative groups of people on the planet. At this ye...

Icon of the event Teen Fun with WordPlay Collective - Series 2
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Be who you want to be. Create 4 alternate versions of you in alternate realities. Come work with Artists in the Library: WordPlay Collective and use green screen to dream up your other selves. We will be using the latest tech...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Fri Nov 17
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Get Spooked in our Haunted House
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Celebrate Halloween with Artists in the Library, Tijana Spasic and Anahita Dehbonehie and the Don Mills Branch Youth Advisory Group as you tour a scary, interactive haunted house full of ghoulish characters and surprises arou...

Icon of the event Get Spooked in our Haunted House
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Celebrate Halloween with Artists in the Library, Tijana Spasic and Anahita Dehbonehie and the Don Mills Youth Advisory Group as you tour a scary, interactive haunted house full of ghoulish characters and surprises around ever...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 27
Mon Oct 30
Tue Oct 31
Icon of the event Eating Words
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Celebrated chef and author Andrew George Jr. of Wet'suwet'en Nation on modern native cuisine, and choosing local, fresh, natural and organic foods. Presented in partnership with The Stratford Chefs School.

Icon of the event Paper Cut Workshop with Chihiro Takeuchi
Sat Oct 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Chihiro Takeuchi is a renowned paper cut artist living in Osaka, Japan. In 2015 and 2016, Chihiro was part of a select group of artists to exhibit at the prestigious Bologna Book Fair. She has created several books in Japanes...

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 Three Ages of Sherlock Film Series: Mr. Holmes (2015)
Thu Sep 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A series of films that present Sherlock Holmes at various stages of life....

Icon of the event Opera Talks: Arabella
Wed Sep 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join eminent opera authority Wayne Gooding for an interactive, multi-media exploration of Richard Strauss' Arabella in celebration of its Canadian Opera Company premiere. Arabella's father has gambled away his fortune, and hi...