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Icon of the event An Afternoon with Alda Sigmundsdóttir
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Alda Sigmundsdóttir is an author, journalist and consultant on all matters concerning Iceland. She has written six books that all deal with some aspect of Iceland or another and has consulted and reported to many English-Icel...

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 starting out, Evelyn Gregory's Teen Gaming Tournaments are sure to be a blast. Challenge your friends to a game of PlayStation and you might just make it on to our Gaming Wall of F...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 29
Icon of the event Monthly Movie Night at Palmerston Library Theatre
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Watch a free movie on a big screen in our air-conditioned and accessible Palmerston Library Theatre - carefully selected new titles. Once a month on a Thursday night at 6:00pm. All are welcome. For more information, call 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 21
Thu Aug 18
Thu Sep 22
Thu Oct 20
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! We will show "Rio" - a summer fa...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Richview branch
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Richview

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. Call 416-394-5...

Icon of the event Summer Movie for Kids: Kung Fu Panda 3
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us on August 4 for a fun family movie on a big screen in the air-conditioned Palmerston Library Theatre. We are showing the new Kung Fu Panda 3!...

Icon of the event Film Club: Grassroots in Dry Lands
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Set in Palestine, Israel and Jordan, this intimate documentary reveals a unique human-rights-based approach to democratic change taking root in neighborhoods across the region. Rather than focus on top-down peace initiatives,...

Icon of the event DJ Workshop with ScratchLab
Tue Aug 16, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Join Scratch Lab in a workshop that examines basic DJ techniques and the evolution of mp3 software in the DJing world. In this 2 hour session everyone will learn the basics of how to mix, match & scratch records, just like th...

Icon of the event The Twisted Ones: Wild Balloon Art
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Join Debbie and her balloons for a show that is packed with games, incredible balloon costumes, magic, cool music, and lots of wide smiles. The best part is when everyone learns how to make their very own balloon dog!...

Icon of the event Special Effects Make Up
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Learn how special effects make-up is used in film, and try out the techniques for yourself in this very hands-on workshop provided in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival....