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Icon of the event Summer Storytelling Evening
Thu Jul 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Imagine an hour of stories on a warm summer evening in the heart of the Gerrard India Bazaar... join us on Thursday July 24th at 7 p.m. All ages are welcome.

Icon of the event Summer Jazz Trio
Wed Jul 23, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
North York Central Library

Enjoy this lively concert presented by University of Toronto, Faculty of Music: Landen Vieira - saxophone; Hannah Barstow - piano; and Connor Walsh - bass. Please call 416 395 5639 to register for this FREE program.

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 Jul 04
Fri Jul 11
Fri Jul 18
Fri Jul 25
Fri Aug 01
Icon of the event The Forbidden City
Tue Jun 24, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of the China's Emperors. Dr. Chen Shen, the ROM?s Vice President, Senior Curator (Bishop White Chair of East Asian Archaeology) will present a talk on the multiple perspectives and deeper ...

Icon of the event World Pride Week Celebration: A Night with Sky
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Enjoy an evening of poetry with author, Associate Professor, University of Guelph and drag queen extraordinaire, Sky Gilbert. In addition, learn about where Sky's drag originated and the political ideas behind it. Please cal...

Icon of the event World Pride Week Celebration: Stilettos on the Move, a Fashion Show
Mon Jun 16, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Have you ever wondered what makes drag performers tick? Watch them strut their stuff and reveal the mystery behind their dazzling personas. Join us for an evening of fashion, fun, and flamboyance. FREE tickets available start...

Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma -
Sat Jun 14, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
North York Central Library

Un après-midi au cinéma suivi d'une discussion avec Joseph Bitamba,...

Icon of the event A Defining Moment for Gay and Lesbian Activism: Toronto in the 1970s
Tue Jun 10, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

As Toronto welcomes the world to our Pride celebrations this June, join us as Tom Hooper and Mathieu Brule, historians from York University, explore the human rights activism by gay and lesbian liberationists in Toronto durin...

Icon of the event Hi-Ho Mistahey!
Thu Jun 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

Join us for a screening of the National Film Board of Canada film 'Hi-Ho Mistahey!' in honour of National Aboriginal History Month. Spearheaded by a 14 year-olds desire for suitable schools on the Attawapiskat reserve, Shanne...

Icon of the event Norval Morrisseau and Anishinabek
Wed Jun 04, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

In the 1960s, First Nations artist Norval Morriseau established a style of art that became known as the Woodland School. Determined to tell the stories of the Anishinabek people, Morriseau created a unique pictorial vocabular...