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Icon of the event PS4 Gaming Afternoons
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Did you hear the news? Pape/Danforth Library has a brand-new PS4! Join us every Tuesday this summer to get your hands on the latest games of the season. For ages 6-14....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 22
Icon of the event What's Your Story North York
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us as we gather to honour the stories of the voices of North York hosted by poet, composer and percussionist Benjamin Hackman. Participants will enjoy readings from the winners of the What's Your Story, North York writin...

Icon of the event Illustration Portfolio Reviews
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Artists and art students can book a 30-minute, one-on-one portfolio review meeting with Ashley Barron, the 2017 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence. Contact promotions@ibby-canada.org to schedule an appointment....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Icon of the event Beauty and the Beast: Dress Up, Craft, and Movie
Fri Aug 25, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Dress up in royal finery (or your favourite outfit) and join us for a Beauty and the Beast themed craft - followed by the latest version of the movie starring Emma Watson!...

Icon of the event Summer Family Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a free family movie every Friday this summer. 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....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 25
Icon of the event Ladies and Gentlemen...Leonard Cohen
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Location: Northern District

Seen here reading his poetry to a rapt audience, this informal portrait of Montreal poet, novelist and songwriter, Leonard Cohen is a touching snapshot of him relaxing with family and friends, and spending time on his own....

Icon of the event Illustrator as Entrepreneur
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Take a tour of the many hats an illustrator must wear to keep afloat in their creative career. Ashley Barron, the 2017 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence, will lead this program. Main Floor Program Room. Drop in. No r...

Icon of the event Barbara Frum's Nifty Frum Friends
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Come out and have your say. A lively and informal group of older adults meet in a welcoming space to chill, exchange news and views on a variety of topics, work on a simple craft and learn a new skill. For more information yo...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 12
Tue Oct 10
Tue Nov 14
Tue Dec 12
Icon of the event Introduction to Philosophy
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

We use the word philosophy in everyday life to mean different things, but few are actually acquainted with the awesome tradition from which we get our scientific, political, and ethical foundations. From computers to our libe...

Icon of the event Friday Night at the Movies
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for a feature film the last Friday of the month. Ages 12+. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 25