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Icon of the event Authors in Conversation about their Works
Tue Nov 15, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

NOT WHAT THEY SEEM -- the stories, intrigue and other possibilities that underlie lives, cottages, history, and burlesque!...

Icon of the event Music and Movement for Kids (2-6)
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join Palmerston staff for a series of four Monday afternoon sessions of Music and Movement for Kids - enjoy songs, dance and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as languag...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 14
Mon Nov 21
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Annette St. branch
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Learn how wool from a sheep becomes a sweater! Kids can try their hand at carding and spinning wool themselves. Call 416-393-7692 or visit the branch to register. Auditorium, lower level. Accessible by elevator.

Icon of the event Toronto: Made for the 21st Century
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

From the time of the first peoples, to the energy of today?s ?global village?, Toronto has always been a gathering place ? a place of trade, stabilized by community and endowed with the essential sinews of human hope. Join Da...

Icon of the event Wednesday Afternoon At The Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 16
Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy for Beginners
Wed Nov 02, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy. It requires lots of concentration and practice. Before the end of the session, learners will be able to write simple Chinese characters on ...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Mackenzie House visits Parliament St. branch
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Learn how newspapers and images were created in the 19th century. Print your own souvenir. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | All Day
Location: Pape/Danforth

The course teaches:...

Icon of the event Egyptomania: Exploring our Love Affair with Ancient Egypt
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Ancient Egypt has influenced all aspects of modern society from fashion and architecture to our obsession with mummies. Come hear about the discovery of King Tutankhamun, a pyramid built as a residence in Illinois, the restin...

Icon of the event 100th Anniversary of Beaches Branch
Wed Oct 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Phillip H. Carter, the architect of the 2004 renovation of Beaches Branch, presents an illustrated history of the library's transition from the original Carnegie building of 1916 to the present modern version. Some of his ot...