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Icon of the event George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia
Thu May 26, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia is a brilliant account of his time fighting in the Spanish Civil War. This experience molded Orwell into one of the 20th century's great political writers. The book delivers a devastating...

Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Film Screening: Cricket...and the Meaning of Life
Wed May 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Like most boys in his native city of Bombay, filmmaker Sanjay Talreja's childhood was filled with cricket. Once the domain of elite colonials, it became a way of life practically all throughout the British Commonwealth...exce...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gibson House visits Victoria Village
Sat May 21, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Victoria Village

Join costumed interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! These hands-on activities are available for everyone to come and play with at the library. Children will also be invited to make a...

Icon of the event Sushi Making with Chef Shoji
Sat May 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Learn to make sushi from expert Chef Shoji. You'll go home with samples of your creations. This program is for adults, older adults and teens. Registration begins Apr. 9th. Register in person or by phone 416-396-8979. Sp...

Icon of the event Family Movie Night - Title TBA
Fri May 20, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us for a monthly free family movie. Bring a blanket, pillow, favourite toy and if you like, wear your pyjamas! Children must be accompanied by an adult as this is a family event....

Icon of the event Guided Tour of The Changing Face of Toronto
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

A free guided tour of The Changing Face of Toronto on display in the TD Gallery....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Pride Week Celebration: Stilettos on the Move, a Fashion Show
Tue May 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Have you ever wondered what makes drag performers tick? Watch them strut their stuff and reveal the mystery behind their dazzling personas. Join us for an evening of fashion, fun, and flamboyance!...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Museum of Inuit Art visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

Get up close and personal with sculptures and cultural items from the Museum of Inuit Art's educational collection. Learn how artists create sculptures and prints. Make your own piece of art to take home with you!

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Pape/Danforth
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Did you know that May is Asian Heritage Month? Visit the library to work with the Gardiner Museum's talented ceramists and learn how to make a dragon or fantastic beast out of clay. Don't forget the scales, claws and whiskers...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Scarborough Museum visits Woodside Square
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Scarborough Museum presents The Early Settler Experience. Enjoy games, toys and stories as you discover Scarborough's past!...