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Icon of the event Pan Am  Skits with ET the Mime
Thu Jul 09, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
North York Central Library

Get ready! Get set as ET from the Comedy Network performs skits too funny to miss! All ages welcome. Please call (416) 395-5639 to register for this free program.

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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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. Please note, there will be no program on Aug...


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Icon of the event Great Books: Henry James' Portrait of a Lady
Fri Jun 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

In The Portrait of a Lady (1881) James develops for the first time at full length the "international theme," the contrast between American and Continental manners, for which he is celebrated. Come join John Snow for an after...

Icon of the event PA Day Family Fun Movie!
Fri Jun 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Palmerston

Enjoy a movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on PA day....

Icon of the event Introduction to Aboriginal Music
Thu Jun 25, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Find out more than you ever knew possible about the scope of Native music. Come hear and see the eclectic sights and sounds of the music of the First Nations. Speaker: Brian Wright-McLeod, Native music journalist, radio host,...

Icon of the event Ancient Egypt Alive: A Traveler's Journey down the Historic Nile
Fri Jun 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Mention the words ?Ancient Egypt? and people?s eyes open wide in awe. In this lecture, Egyptologist Thomas H. Greiner and award winning writer and UofT Graduate Student Laura Ranieri will explore the Giza plateau and its pyra...

Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island:
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Palmerston

Join us for a free screening of "Trick or Treaty?" (2014, 85min.) in celebration of National Aboriginal History Month. In addition we will also show the short film "How to Build an Igloo" (11 mins., 1949). Palmerston Library ...

Icon of the event Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival: Tara Davidson Trio
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
North York Central Library

Juno-nominated Tara Davidson has performed around the world, including Carnegie Hall, the North Sea Jazz Festival, notable jazz clubs around this city and more. Join us for an evening of inspiring jazz and be part of this fab...

Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma
Sat Jun 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
North York Central Library

Le film sera suivi d'une discussion avec Marcelle Lean, Directrice de Cinéfranco.

Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day Toronto 2015
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Don Mills

What if hundreds of people put into place the projects and changes they want to see in their city all on one day? That is the goal of 100 in 1 Day, a festival of civic engagement where people create small-scale improvements i...