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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 The Business End of Art: Portfolio Development for Artists
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Maggie Doswell of Karma Creative art studio leads a workshop for artists on why a portfolio is important, and how to develop one that will show your work to its best advantage. Maggie Doswell, MBA, MFA, is a professional sel...

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 Looking for Love in Verdi's La Traviata
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

A high-class Parisian courtesan, her lover and his father run the gamut from love at first sight to tragic loss in the world?s most popular opera. Join Opera Canada editor Wayne Gooding as he introduces the Canadian Opera Co...

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

Bring a friend or just come by yourself and enjoy movies at the library. This is a drop-in program on a first-come, first-serve basis. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 08
Sat Aug 22
Icon of the event Family Interactive Indigenous Storytelling with Aqua
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Palmerston

Planet IndigenUS 2015! Aqua uses one of the oldest standing traditions of storytelling to share the significance and relevance of the Seven Grandfather teachings. She uses a kinesthetic approach to sharing the medicine wheel ...

Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma -
Sat Nov 21, 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 New Music 101: New Music New Audiences: Electronic Interfaces
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

Local sound artists demonstrate unique electronic musical interfaces, and generate group compositions with the audience. Bring your iPad to join in the fun! Palmerston Library Theatre....

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...

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...