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Icon of the event Friday Family Movie
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Join us on the last Friday of the month for a fun, family film. Bring a snack and enjoy a free movie on the big screen. Children must be supervised by a parent or caregiver....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 29
Icon of the event Illustrator in Residence Exhibit: Ashley Barron
Ongoing event running from Mon Oct 02, 2017 - Tue Oct 31, 2017
Location: Northern District

See the original art of Ashley Barron, the 2017 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence, and the work of children's illustrator Joanne Fitzgerald....

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Family friendly films suitable for everyone. Titles will be announced on a later date.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event Wednesday Afternoon Feature Film
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Weston

From classics to recent DVD releases and everything in between, join us for a feature film screening!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 29
Wed Dec 13
Icon of the event The Road Forward
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Northern District

A musical documentary from Marie Clements connects a pivotal moment in Canada's civil rights history - the beginnings of Indigenous Nationalism in the 1930s bolstered by the powerful momentum of Indigenous activism today. The...

Icon of the event PA Day Program: Reel to Reel Short Films
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: High Park

On Friday November 17th visit the library for a retro PA day program: Reel to Reel (short) Films. No registration necessary. Appropriate for all ages, younger children must be accompanied by an adult.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gibson House visits Weston
Sat Nov 11, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Weston

Join interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! Create a small toy to take home. Contact the branch for more info.

Icon of the event Waterwalker
Tue Oct 24, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Naturalist and artist, Bill Mason journeys by canoe into the Ontario wilderness where he witnesses the power of Lake Superior, and navigates the sometimes turbulent river waters of northern Ontario until he reaches their sour...

Icon of the event New Year's Eve on Saturday!
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Celebrate New Year's Eve early! Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to celebrate the new year with a craft and activities in the Main Floor Program Room. Drop in. No registration needed.

Icon of the event Illustration Portfolio Reviews
4:00 pm - 8:00 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 23
Mon Oct 30