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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 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...

Icon of the event PA Day Family Movie
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for a family movie every PA Day in the Fall. Titles to be announced. Please visit or call the branch for more information at 416-393-7663....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
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 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 Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
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: 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 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 Puppet Shows at Parliament
10:30 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for our monthly puppet show. Every month is a whole new show and craft or activity!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 30