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Icon of the event P.A. Day Board Games
Fri Dec 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Drop in to the library and play a board game! All children welcome. First-come, first-served. Space is limited.

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 Saturday afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a Feature Movie with the family or alone! Space is limited, first-come, first-served.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 12
Icon of the event Cultural Identities and Writing City Stories
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Who are the authors behind Toronto's stories of the past, present and future? Join panelists John Lorinc, Senior Editor of Spacing magazine, Arlene Chan, contributor to The Ward, Jael Richardson, founder of the Festival of Li...

Icon of the event Centenary Celebration: 2016 GIFF-Geocaching International Film Festival
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Wychwood

With every new incredible geocache container, it becomes apparent: The geocaching community is one of the most creative groups on the planet. At this year's Geocaching Block Party, we're going to showcase that creativity with...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community-based arts program....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 12
Sat Nov 19
Sat Nov 26
Icon of the event Centenary Celebration: The Architectural History & Future of Wychwood Library
Thu Oct 27, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Wychwood

Architect Philip Goldsmith will discuss Eden Smith & his influence on Toronto's buildings & his important role in the design of Wychwood Library as well as other Toronto Public Libraries. Architect Gerry Shoalts will talk abo...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Spadina Museum visits Evelyn Gregory branch
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Discover 1920s Toronto! Using objects from the collection, staff of Spadina Museum will guide you through an exploration of this interesting time in our history. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Accessible Literary Speed Dating
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

Icon of the event Pokemon Go Lure Party
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Wychwood

Calling all Trainers and Pokemasters! See how many Pokémon you can catch at Wychwood Library. A Lure will be active for one hour and there will be games and fun gizmos to play with in between the Pokémon throwing madness. 3D ...