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Icon of the event Adult Colouring Club
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Colouring for adults is the hottest new trend, and it's easy to see why. Colouring can relieve stress, improve focus, and strengthen fine motor skills. Come try it out for yourself. All materials provided....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 04
Thu May 18
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 15
Thu Jun 29
Icon of the event Puppet Show:  Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

West African tale from picture book by Eric Kimmel. Anansi the spider used a strange rock to trick the other animals, until Bush Deer teaches him a lesson. Followed by a short film....

Icon of the event Don't Retire Your Love of Learning!
Thu May 25, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

What do The Harlem Renaissance, Islam in America and the Chrysler Building in New York City have in common? Come and see how members of Toronto's

Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Drop in and enter our PlayStation 4 Tournaments. Whether you're an experienced gamer, or just starting out, Teen Gaming is sure to be a blast. You might even end up on our Gaming Wall of Fame!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 12
Fri May 26
Icon of the event Stories from Canada's Past
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Join resident storyteller, Neil Marlow, with the retelling of some favourite Canadian Stories....

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31

Icon of the event Puppet Show and Wrap-up Party
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Watch the very entertaining Dr. Desote, a mouse dentist who treats a fox with a bad tooth. Based on the picture book by William Steig. Stay afterward for our Summer Reading Club wrap-up party....

Icon of the event The Healing Power of Music with Debbie Danbrook
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Debbie Danbrook is a musician, composer and recording artist specializing in music for meditation, relaxation and healing. She is a Master player of the Shakuhachi flute, an ancient Japanese instrument originally played by mo...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival - Day 1
Sat May 13, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the medium of graphic novels with more than 500 comic creators from around the world at TCAF! Canada's Jeff Lemire will be on hand to debut his new graphic novel Roughneck, and Toronto's own Koyama Press will be cel...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31