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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 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Whether you're an experienced gamer or just looking to learn a few new tricks, our Teen Gaming Tournaments are sure to be a blast. Drop in to the library and challenge your friends to a game of Mortal Kombat or NBA2K. Maybe...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Bending Minds:  The Architecture of Frank Gehry
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Born in Toronto in 1929, Frank Owen Gehry designs buildings that are controversial, inspirational, puzzling and wonderful. What does it all mean? Speaker: Larry Wayne Richards, Professor Emeritus and Former Dean of the John ...

Icon of the event Film Thursdays @Danforth/Coxwell
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Sept 29-Eddie the Eagle (PG: 1hr 45min)...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 29
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 24
Thu Dec 22
Icon of the event Tea and Entertainment
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Every Friday enjoy a wide variety of films followed by refreshments in the auditorium. For more information, call the Language, Literature and Fine Arts Department at 416-395-5639....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Icon of the event Bolly-Hop Dance
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us for a fun dance class, fusing the styles of Bollywood and Hip Hop dance. Accessible, fun, and lively, Culture Shock Toronto will get you moving and grooving, with fundamentals in both styles....

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 Centenary Celebration: Guitar Concert with William Beauvais
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Wychwood

Listen to the wonderful music of Canadian classical guitarist and composer William Beauvais as he helps us celebrate Wychwood's 100th birthday. He has performed all over the world and has produced wonderful CD's.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Kennedy/Eglinton branch
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Kennedy/Eglinton

Did you know that clay is a type of soil? You can find it in many places, usually along a river bank or in a stream. Have fun working with our ceramic artists and make a miniature canoe and paddle out of clay.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Mackenzie House visits Sanderson branch
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Learn how newspapers and images were created in the 19th century. Print your own souvenir. Call 416-393-7653 or visit the branch to register. Registration starts September 6th.