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Icon of the event Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interest, make new friends, organize trips or visi...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 08
Tue Dec 22
Icon of the event Holiday Family Movie
Wed Dec 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Port Union

Bring the whole family to see "Shaun the Sheep Movie" and enjoy a wonderful children's movie. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments and your friends for an afternoon of fun.

Icon of the event Tea and Books @ Barbara Frum
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

A stimulating one hour presentation of new and/or interesting books with discussion and conversation. All are welcome. No registration is required. Location: Room A (3rd floor)...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 22
Mon Jan 18
Mon Feb 22
Icon of the event Introduction to Digital SLR Photography
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Join photographer/artist John Alexander for an introduction to digital SLR photograpy. He will present an overview of the tools at your disposal and aim the presentation at the absolute beginner. Participants should bring the...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 01
Tue Mar 08
Icon of the event Monday Night at the Movies
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

Join us for a great movie. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch for a list of movie titles.

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 30
Mon Dec 07
Mon Dec 14
Mon Jan 11
Mon Jan 18
Icon of the event Rap N? Roll with Dalton Higgins
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Is rap music the new rock n' roll? Why does this music form appeal to a virtual UN of multi-culti audiences across age, race, class, gender and religious designations? Author Dalton Higgins? new book

Icon of the event Crossover Dreams: Motown Records in the 60s
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Berry Gordy Jr. established Motown/Tamla Records in Detroit in 1959 with a clear goal in mind: to present the music of black songwriters, producers and artists in a way that would appeal to black and white audiences, effectin...

Icon of the event Sing-a-long with Paul O' Connor
Tue Dec 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Paul O'Connor, popular guitarist and singer, loved by seniors, will bring his favourite songs from the 40's to the 60's. Romantic love songs and theme songs from classic movies will bring you back to the thrills of your youth...

Icon of the event Acro Violini Concert
Mon Dec 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us in the main lobby for a classical music performance! Passionate and talented students from Acro Violini will temporarily transform the library into a concert hall-performing works from Haydn, Vivaldi, Schubert, Pachel...

Icon of the event Ultimate Fanfest with Sam Maggs
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Sam Maggs, author of "The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy," for a fun exploration through the world of fandom! All are welcome, no matter your fandom or OTP....