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Icon of the event National Canadian Film Day
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy free feature movie. We will be screening Bollywood/Hollywood (2002): "Nothing is what it appears to be." Written and directed by Deepa Mehta. Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the showtime. Space is lim...

Icon of the event Illustrating Children's Books
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Aries Chung presents an overview of the process of illustrating a children's book from initial ideas to the production of "camera-ready" artwork. Basic art theories and visual psychology will be discussed. Hands-on exercises ...

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event March Break BINGO!
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 5-12 years old will play a library version of BINGO! Registration begins Feb. 13th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

Icon of the event Movie Day!
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a feature film at the library. Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the start of the movie. Space is limited; first-come, first-served. Free tickets distributed 15 min. before the movie.

Icon of the event March Break Olympics
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will participate in a mini "obstacle course" stationed with reading and writing activities. Registration begins Feb. 14th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Scarborough Museum visits Bendale
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Enjoy discovery boxes, games, reproduction 19th century toys, and stories as you discover Scarborough's past. Contact the branch for registration info.

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Shakespeare in Action's TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club is a FREE readers' theatre program for children ages 7-12. Led by professional actors and educators, kids will explore one to three plays from The Comedy of Errors,...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
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 Feb 22
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29
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 Feb 27
Mon Mar 06
Mon Mar 13
Mon Mar 20
Mon Mar 27