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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 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 Intro to Kung-fu
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join the Shaolin Cultural Centre of Canada as they discuss the history and influence of Kung-fu in Canada. Enjoy amazing demonstrations, and experience a short class....

Icon of the event Film Thursdays @Danforth/Coxwell
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

June 30-Brooklyn (PG:112min)...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 29
Thu Oct 27
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 ...

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
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Food for Thought
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Drop in with or without your lunch, and feast on ideas and conversation. This twice monthly program features speakers who will present on a variety of topics, ranging from personal finance to literature to social media best p...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 06
Tue Oct 04
Icon of the event Tea and Entertainment
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 02
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
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 Short Story Writing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Katie Bryski, the winner of the Toronto Star 2016 Short Story Contest, will show young writers how to craft a short story in this workshop for teens ages 12-17. Click the link below to reserve a spot in the program starting o...