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Icon of the event Opera and Revolution
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Two of the Canadian Opera Company?s presentations this season were inspired by political upheaval on both sides of the Atlantic in the 19th century. Wagner?s epic Ring cycle was born of the composer?s own direct experience wi...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Icon of the event Afternoon @ The Movies
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 12, 2017 - Thu Dec 21, 2017
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us in our auditorium for popular movie titles, shown bi-weekly, on a Thursday afternoon from 2-4 pm. You may bring your popcorn and snacks. For more details, please visit branch in person or call 416-395-5440. Location: ...

Icon of the event Winter Break Holiday Movie
Thu Dec 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Bring the entire family for an afternoon at the movies - on a big screen at Palmerston Library Theatre. Drop-in, no registration....

Icon of the event Winter Break Movies For Kids
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for a great children's movie. For more information, call the branch at: 416-395-5440. Drop-in, no registration required. 3rd Floor, Room B.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 28
Fri Dec 30
Wed Jan 04
Fri Jan 06
Icon of the event Cassava Latin Band
Tue Dec 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Clap, sing, move to the colourful rhythms of Latin America: samba, salsa, bossa nova, and more. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun! Please register for this free program by calling (416) 395-5639.

Icon of the event Holiday Storytime From Around The World
Fri Dec 16, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(All Ages) Join us for a wonderful storytime from around the world! Let's celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa! Drop-in, no registration required. Main Floor, Story Room.

Icon of the event Cartooning and Comics Workshop With Tim Comrie (Age 8-12)
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a free workshop on Cartooning and Comics basics with grahic artist Tim Comrie....

Icon of the event Place au cinéma-Papa ou Maman
Sat Nov 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Généralement dans le cas de divorce, les parents se battent pour avoir la garde des enfants. Pour Florence et Vincent, c'est l'inverse. C'est à qui reprendra sa liberté!...

Icon of the event Poetry Through Music
Thu Nov 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Don?t miss a beat! Enjoy an evening of music and poetry with blues singer Diana Braithwaite, jazz trumpeter Chris Whitely, and lecturer Dr. Michael Johnstone, University of Toronto, Department of English. Please register fo...

Icon of the event Music and Movement for Kids (Ages 2-6)
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join Palmerston staff for a series of four Monday afternoon sessions of Music and Movement for Kids - enjoy songs, dance and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as languag...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 14
Mon Nov 21
Mon Nov 28
Mon Dec 05