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Icon of the event Tea and Entertainment
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....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 04
Fri Sep 11
Fri Sep 18
Fri Sep 25
Fri Oct 02
Icon of the event Memoir Writing Seminar
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Share and improve your memoir-writing skills in this 4-part session led by author Lesley Donaldson-Reid. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 14
Mon Sep 21
Mon Sep 28
Mon Oct 05
Icon of the event The History & Development of Orchestras Presented by Tafelmusik violinist
Wed Sep 23, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Symphony orchestras today represent the epitome of high culture and staunch tradition in our cities, but in the early 19th century, they were still a relatively new phenomenon. This lecture will look at some of the types of e...

Icon of the event Taking it to Zero:  Lowering the Carbon Footprint of Architecture
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Green or sustainable architecture has been on the agenda for almost two decades at this point. Where early buildings were attempting to "live more lightly on the earth" and were attempting to lower energy use and use material...

Icon of the event Monday Night at the Movies
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

Join us for a great movie. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch for a list of movie titles.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 14
Mon Sep 21
Mon Sep 28
Mon Oct 05
Mon Oct 26
Icon of the event West African Dance Class
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Take a journey with Coco in this interactive dance class to engage in the reciprocal relationship of the body with rhythms of the "dunun" - West African drum. All ages and all levels welcome. Drop in....

Icon of the event Toronto Take Three: Film Locations in Toronto
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Michael Dowse's award-winning The F Word (2013), starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan, celebrates Toronto both as a container of plots and as a city of the imagination. Join Dr. Tom Ue (Department of English, University Co...

Icon of the event Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 not only destroyed Pompeii but, ironically preserved much of the city. The archaeological discoveries have been astonishing! The day-to-day life of people living in Pompeii is the main ...

Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma -
Sat Nov 07, 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 Anyone Can Learn to Draw (Yes, that  Means YOU)
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

Three short, easy lessons will give you the tools you need to begin expressing yourself through drawing. Drawing materials, animal skulls and other oddities, encouragement, and handouts for every lesson will be provided. 3 ho...