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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Todmorden Mills visits Riverdale branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Try out historic toys and make your own old-fashioned plaything to take home! Drop-in.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Weston branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Weston

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie:  Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Come in and enjoy a PA Day movie. "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" follows the exploits of eleven-year-old Alexander as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life, a day ...

Icon of the event Long Branch Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in for a lively discussion of popular books. A list of titles and copies of monthly selections are available at the branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 27
Icon of the event Magic Camp
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Haven't received your Hogwarts letter yet? Here's the next best thing! Sign up for magic camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week, from 2-4 p.m. Discover the secret...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 29
Tue Aug 30
Wed Aug 31
Thu Sep 01
Fri Sep 02
Icon of the event Monday Movie:  The Good Dinosaur
Mon Aug 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Come in and enjoy a Monday movie! In a world where dinosaurs and humans live side-by-side, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.

Icon of the event Special Effects Make Up
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Learn how special effects make-up is used in film, and try out the techniques for yourself in this very hands-on workshop provided in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival....

Icon of the event WILD musical fun with David Fox
Wed Aug 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Come join us for our Summer Reading Club Wild Party! This musical experience is a fun and interactive program for the whole family. The children are the band, working and playing with a great variety of puppets and musical in...

Icon of the event Monday Movie:  Ant-Man
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Come in and enjoy a Monday movie! Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan a...

Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Name of the Tree
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Based on the book by Cecilia Lottridge, this Bantu tale follows a group of animals on their quest for food. Ages 5+. Free tickets are given out 30 minutes before the performance. Groups must book ahead.