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Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Shakespeare in Action's TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club is a FREE readers' theatre program for children ages 7-12. Led by professional actors and educators, kids will explore one to three plays from The Comedy of Errors...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 12
Sat Nov 19
Sat Nov 26
Sat Dec 03
Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film:  Secret Life of Pets
Fri Dec 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

A terrier named Max's quiet life is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray, who Max instantly dislikes. Rated: PG 1hr 25min

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 Artists in the Library: Poetry Life Writing Circle #1 Thursday Evenings
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

An ongoing writing workshop open to all emerging writers or curious people of any age interested in developing writing and poetry skills. Participants will explore poetic conventions of expressing the 'lyrical self' and dra...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 29
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Icon of the event Winter Break Holiday Movie
Thu Dec 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Bring the entire family for an afternoon at the movies - on a big screen at Palmerston Library Theatre. Drop-in, no registration....

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: 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 Artists in the Library: Creative Consultant
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Have an idea for a novel but don't know where to start? In the middle of a creative project but can't seem to finish? Need a third opinion about what to name your next comic character? Bring all your questions to the Artist i...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 12
Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Destroyer Poetics - Blackout Writing and Collage Poetry
Tue Nov 15, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

In this workshop, we will get creative by ripping books apart, blacking-out pages with sharpies, and cutting out all our favourite animals in old National Geographic magazines. This is poetry. No registration required. For mo...

Icon of the event After School Movies
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Come out and watch a free movie at Oakwood Village library the last Friday of the month. Drop in, no registration required. Call the Oakwood Village Branch for movie titles, dates and times 416-394-1040.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 21
Fri Nov 25