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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Gerrard/Ashdale branch
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

Icon of the event I Am Rohingya
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

I Am Rohingya is a play that chronicles the harrowing Rohingya refugee experience from the perspective of Rohingya youth now living in Canada, taking the audience to Myanmar before the violence, through to the forced migratio...

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 Film Club: Grassroots in Dry Lands
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Set in Palestine, Israel and Jordan, this intimate documentary reveals a unique human-rights-based approach to democratic change taking root in neighborhoods across the region. Rather than focus on top-down peace initiatives,...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Weston branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Weston

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

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 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
Wed Oct 26
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 The Power of Your Voice
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

"The power of your voice" will explore the importance of self- expression and telling your stories. Randell Adjei, spoken word Edutainer and Artivist will discuss how youth can use their voices to make a difference in their w...