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Icon of the event Overcoming
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

What if our interactions with those different from us are strongly influenced by things happening below the radar of awareness, hidden even from ourselves? Shakil Choudhury in his book Deep Diversity explores this question an...

Icon of the event Puppets and Songs with Jay Wilson
Sat Jan 23, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Don Mills

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with this interactive variety show that features original children?s songs, a demonstration of three types of puppets, (marionette, finger, sock and large) and 2 rod puppets from Greek mytholog...

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

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 interest, make new friends, organize trips or visi...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 12
Tue Jan 26
Icon of the event Feature Movie
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Join us for a feature movie. Drop-In, space is limited.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 02
Sat Jan 30
Icon of the event Jingle Bell Time
Sat Dec 19, 2015 | 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Don Mills

Join Karen Gray for a sing-a-long to celebrate the holiday season For children of all ages! No registration required.

Icon of the event Christmas Puppet Play
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
S. Walter Stewart

Join us for holly, jolly fun!

Icon of the event Gingerbread Decorating for Teens
Fri Dec 11, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

Come and join the gingerbread party! Design and decorate your very own gingerbread creation for the holidays. For ages 12-19. Space is limited, register in person or by phone at 416-395-5710.

Icon of the event Modern and Traditional Landscape in Japan
Tue Dec 01, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Garden design is an important Japanese art form that has been refined for more than 1000 years, often in a highly abstract and stylized way....

Icon of the event All the Libraries Toronto
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Daniel Rotsztain, a.k.a. the Urban Geographer, is a freelance artist, writer, and cartographer. Throughout 2015, Rotsztain visited every public library in Toronto and illustrated their exteriors, releasing the collection onli...

Icon of the event Tom Thomson Reconsidered  with  Andrew Hunter
Mon Nov 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Andrew Hunter, the Fredrik S. Eaton Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, talks about a new exhibition that re-examines two classic Tom Thomson paintings: The West Wind and The Jack Pine.