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Icon of the event PA Days Free Family Movies at Palmerston Library Theatre
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below

Enjoy a new family movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. All are welcome....

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 22
Icon of the event Chess Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

Play a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Enjoy the competitive spirit while improving your critical thinking skills. All skill levels welcome, from beginners to advanced players. Register in person ...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 22
Thu Oct 29
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Icon of the event East End Storytellers Group
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Storytelling is not just for children - adults can share and enjoy stories too! This group is open to storytellers of all levels including those just learning to share and tell stories. Story-listeners are also welcome. Share...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 16
Icon of the event Film Thursdays @Danforth/Coxwell
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Sept 24-Selma (PG:127min)...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 29
Thu Nov 26
Thu Dec 17
Thu Jan 28
Icon of the event Tom Thomson Reconsidered  with  Andrew Hunter
Mon Nov 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Andrew Hunter, the Fredrik S. Eaton Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, talks about a new exhibition that re-examines two classic Tom Thomson paintings: The West Wind and The Jack Pine.

Icon of the event Toronto Public Library Comics Jam
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Write, draw, and make your very own comics with artist Rebecca Roher. Learn how to develop your visual storytelling skills in this 4 week session....

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 14
Wed Oct 21
Icon of the event Holiday Movie
Wed Dec 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Come one come all for a special Holiday Movie to kick off the Winter break!...

Icon of the event Overcoming
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

What if our interactions with those different from us are strongly influenced by things happening below the radar of awareness, hidden even from ourselves? Shakil Choudhury in his book Deep Diversity explores this question an...

Icon of the event NEW DATE: Suzy Lake
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Suzy Lake's retrospective at the Art Gallery of Ontario was one of the highlights of this year. Hear the groundbreaking artist, performer and photographer discuss her career spanning five decades of work with writer and criti...

Icon of the event All the Libraries Toronto
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Daniel Rotsztain, a.k.a. the Urban Geographer, is a freelance artist, writer, and cartographer. Throughout 2015, Rotsztain visited every public library in Toronto and illustrated their exteriors, releasing the collection onli...