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Icon of the event PA day Movie
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join us for a feature film on our large screen.

Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21 at the Library: The Sounds Around Us
Thu Feb 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Discover new music in strange places. How do we encounter sound and music in our own backyard? These playful deep listening exercises foster one?s own innate abilities to hear and cultivate your personal sonic environment....

Icon of the event From Skin to Steel and Beyond - The History of Steelpan
Thu Feb 02, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Sanderson

Joy Lapps presents a general understanding of steelpan, its history and its present cultural and social contributions to communities throughout the world and locally....

Icon of the event Family Literacy Month Puppet Show
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Sanderson

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with a special puppet show!...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Board Games
Fri Dec 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Drop in to the library and play a board game! All children welcome....

Icon of the event Afternoon Movie: Danny Collins
Thu Dec 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Inspired by a true story, Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by Joh...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Gerrard/Ashdale branch
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

Icon of the event Saturday afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a Feature Movie with the family or alone! Space is limited, first-come, first-served.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 12
Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Whether you're an experienced gamer or just looking to learn a few new tricks, our Teen Gaming Tournaments are sure to be a blast. Drop in to the library and challenge your friends to a game of Mortal Kombat or NBA2K. Maybe...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 23
Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 05
Sat Dec 03