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Icon of the event LSP Celebration 2015
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) program. Learn about newcomer services and programs. Enjoy a special presentation and performance by Portuguese-Canadian musician Nuno Cristo. Refreshments will be...

Icon of the event Meet Graphic Novelist Craig Thompson and the Space Dumplins
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet Craig Thompson (Blankets, Habibi), author of the new all ages graphic novel "Space Dumplins" (Scholastic Canada, 2015). Craig will also be signing and sketching for fans. Suggested reading age 8-12, fans of all ages are ...

Icon of the event Halloween Parade and Draw a Monster Contest with Author Philippa Dowding
Sat Oct 31, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

DRAW A MONSTER CONTEST: Runs from Oct 3 to October 31. Pick up a form at Palmerston Library. You could win one of five copies of "Myles and the Monster Outside", a new book from award-winning local author Philippa Dowding (Du...

Icon of the event The Future of MOCCA with David Liss
Mon Nov 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

David Liss, Artistic Director and Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art reveals what the future holds for a cornerstone of Toronto's contemporary art scene. For 10 years MOCCA presented some of the most exciting ...

Icon of the event Vinyl 101
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

An educational series that's an introductory course for vinyl lovers. How to play, buy, collect, care for, and appreciate listening to vinyl records.

Icon of the event PA Day Fun Movie: Home (2015)
Fri Nov 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Enjoy a movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on PA day. All are welcome....

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film:  Inside Out
Fri Nov 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions-Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness-conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school. Rated G:94 min

Icon of the event Tom Thomson Reconsidered  with  Andrew Hunter
Mon Nov 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Andrew Hunter, the Fredrik S. Eaton Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, talks about a new exhibition that re-examines two classic Tom Thomson paintings: The West Wind and The Jack Pine.

Icon of the event Holiday Movies
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Join us for a movie over the holiday break! Limited space. Groups of 10 or more, please register. Call branch at 416-395-5980 for more details.

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 21
Wed Dec 30
Icon of the event Frozen Puppet Show
Tue Dec 22, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
York Woods

Join us for a special Frozen Puppet Show in the Children's Department! All ages welcome. Groups of 10 or more, please register.