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Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Maurice Switzer, author of...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Fri Oct 06, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

On P.A. Day come and watch Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2!...

Icon of the event After School Club: Fall Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Come and join Riverdale Branch's After School Club featuring Fall Crafts during the month of October:...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
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Icon of the event Caregiver Appreciation Day
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

In Partnership with Kwentong Bayan Collective, the Library will host an event for our caregivers to create postcards to send home and relax in a supportive environment. All caregivers are welcome to come discuss their experi...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library with Ensemble Topaz
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Ensemble Topaz is pleased to present their diverse music and dance arts from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus. An interactive one-hour session will include demonstrations of dance, music and rhythm. All are welcome. P...

Icon of the event Dance Fusion with Culture Shock
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Come on in for this awesome dance class fusing the styles of Bollywood, Hip Hop, Egyptian, Dancehall, Latin and African dance. Learn some new moves and put them to groovin' music. Culture Shock Canada will have you on your fe...

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event Henna Art for Teens
Wed Sep 27, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Learn about the ancient art of henna and get your own henna design painted on your hands with artist Henna Yasir. Supplies are provided. For ages 12-19.

Icon of the event Ladies and Gentlemen...Leonard Cohen
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Location: Northern District

Seen here reading his poetry to a rapt audience, this informal portrait of Montreal poet, novelist and songwriter, Leonard Cohen is a touching snapshot of him relaxing with family and friends, and spending time on his own....

Icon of the event Talk Like A Pirate Day
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Arrgh, shiver-me-timbers!!!...