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Icon of the event Planet IndigenUS Festival 2015!
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

In partnership with Harbourfront Centre, Planet IndigenUS and Woodland Cultural Centre, we celebrate international indigenous cultures. Contact branches for more information.

Icon of the event Summer Storytelling Evening: stories of the Americas
Thu Jul 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for our 10th Annual Summer Storytelling Evening. This year, in celebration of the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, the theme is Stories of the Americas....

Icon of the event Pan Am  Skits with ET the Mime
Thu Jul 09, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
North York Central Library

Get ready! Get set as ET from the Comedy Network performs skits too funny to miss! All ages welcome. Call 416-395-5639 to register for this free program.

Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Launch with a Puppet Show, The Paperbag Princess
Wed Jul 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

"You smell like ashes, your hair is all tangled and you are wearing a dirty old paper bag. Come back when you are dressed like a real princess," Prince Ronald complains. How will Princess Elizabeth...

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. Please note, there will be no program on Aug...


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Icon of the event Introduction to Aboriginal Music
Thu Jun 25, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Find out more than you ever knew possible about the scope of Native music. Come hear and see the eclectic sights and sounds of the music of the First Nations. Speaker: Brian Wright-McLeod, Native music journalist, radio host,...

Icon of the event Pompeii. In the Shadow of the Volcano with  Kate Cooper. Asst. Curator
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Pompeii - city frozen in time after the 79 A.D eruption. Join Kate Cooper, assistant curator as she discusses the exhibition at the ROM....

Icon of the event Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival: Tara Davidson Trio
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
North York Central Library

Juno-nominated Tara Davidson has performed around the world, including Carnegie Hall, the North Sea Jazz Festival, notable jazz clubs around this city and more. Join us for an evening of inspiring jazz and be part of this fab...

Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma
Sat Jun 13, 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 Native American Footwear: Functional Works of Art
Thu Jun 04, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join Andrea Field, Education Coordinator of the Bata Shoe Museum, as she explores the beauty of traditional decorative techniques on Native North American footwear....