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Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Drop in and enter our PlayStation 4 Tournaments. Whether you're an experienced gamer, or just starting out, Teen Gaming is sure to be a blast. You might even end up on our Gaming Wall of Fame!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 22
Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy: The Art of Virtue
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Explore the Art of Virtue through a hands-on meditative experience with Chinese calligraphy. This workshop focuses on expressing harmony and beauty, a practice that can be carried through to all aspects of life. All levels a...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Yorkville
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Yorkville

Hear the stories behind the shoes. Make your own shoe-shaped magnet. Contact the branch for more info.

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Bendale

Participants will experience the Spirit of Africa through rhythm and movement. This exciting workshop is a fun and interactive activity that uses dance movement, music and song to tell the story of the African people. Partici...

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 Ojibway Storyteller
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Aaron Bell is an Ojibway Storyteller from Brantford, Ontario. His curriculum design has won awards both nationally and internationally. Through teachings, humor and First Nations Story?s, audiences will be enthralled by the e...

Icon of the event Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interests, make new friends, and have fun! Every 2...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 24
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 28
Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie -
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day watching a special movie at the library. Free tickets will be distributed 15 min. before the movie. Space is limited and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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

Join us each week 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 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30