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Icon of the event The Changing Face of Toronto
Ongoing event running from Sat May 14, 2016 - Sat Jul 23, 2016
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A glimpse into the daily lives of the people of Toronto through compelling photographic portraits curated from the Toronto Public Library?s Toronto Star Photograph Archive and the Canadian Documentary Art Collection. Each fac...

Icon of the event Babies' Hangout
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Bring your baby to hang out, enjoy simple activities, and play with other babies while you get a chance to socialize with other parents and caregivers! Librarians Sarah and Mariam will be on hand to provide early reading tips...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 03
Icon of the event Book Sale
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | All Day
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Come check out Evelyn Gregory's annual Book Sale. Browse from a wide range of previously-loved books and pick up your favourites for just a buck or two! Book Sale runs from 11:00am until 3:00pm.

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 Jun 10
Icon of the event P.A.  Day Family Film: The Peanuts Movie
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life. Rated G: 1hr 32min

Icon of the event Jowi Taylor And The Six Strings Nation Guitar Voyaguer: Open Tuning Festival
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a free performance with Jowi Taylor and his guitar the "Voyageur" - the Six String Nation guitar - as part of Seaton Village Open Tuning Festival 2016 on June 11. Hear the story of this extraordinary guitar....

Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytimes Monthly Specials
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us once a month on a Saturday morning for stories, crafts, songs and rhymes for the whole family! No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 18
Icon of the event Hands on Exotics
Mon Jul 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Watch a special live-animal show from Hands on Exotics featuring animals from Australia. Monday July 4, from 2:00-3:00pm. All ages. Drop in. Groups of 10 or more please register. This program will be in the theatre, no food o...

Icon of the event Movie Madness
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy a feature film every Wednesday, July 6 - August 17 from 10:00am-11:30am. All ages, drop in. Groups of 10 or more please register. This program will be in the theatre, no food or drinks permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Summer Movie for Kids
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us on July 7 for a fun family movie on a big screen in the air-conditioned Palmerston Library Theatre. This is our first of special events throughout the summer, every Thursday afternoon!...