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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 Armchair Travel
Fri Oct 14, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Hillcrest

Join us for this charming travel slide presentation with raconteur Irwin Patterson. Norway will be the topic of discussion.

Icon of the event Miles Ahead: Portrait of a Changeling
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Miles Davis was the quintessential seeker living his life by the Dylan maxim, "He not being born is busy dying." This lecture will explore various ways that Miles continued to renew and reinvent his music and persona from the...

Icon of the event PA Days Free Family Movies at Palmerston Library Theatre
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a new family movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. All are welcome, no registration....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
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 Harpsichordist Matthew Whitfield @ Palmerston: Solo Recital
Tue Oct 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join harpsichordist Matthew Whitfield as he introduces and performs famous works, including pieces by J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Mozart, and more! (Powdered wig not required...)...

Icon of the event Culture Days ft. North Indian Classical Dance
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for Culture Days, as Mushtari Afroz and Radhika Kedige lead an interactive dance workshop for all ages! Performers will demonstrate Kathak, a cultural dance from Northern India that draws on both Hindu and Islamic in...

Icon of the event Culture Days: Singsation Saturday Choral Workshop with Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Come and sing with us! Singsation Saturdays are popular choral workshops for singers of all abilities, organized by the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Join in with other people who love to sing. You'll get to read through and le...

Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Le film sera suivi d'une discussion avec Marcelle Lean, Directrice de Cinéfranco.

Icon of the event Bending Minds:  The Architecture of Frank Gehry
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Born in Toronto in 1929, Frank Owen Gehry designs buildings that are controversial, inspirational, puzzling and wonderful. What does it all mean? Speaker: Larry Wayne Richards, Professor Emeritus and Former Dean of the John ...