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Icon of the event Library Book Sale
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Bring a bag and take home new treasures during the Library's Big Book Sale. Proceeds support the Youth Advisory Group's New Garden at S. Walter Stewart....

Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Team 88: North American Indigenous Games
Tue Jun 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) being held in Toronto this July is expected be the largest sporting and cultural gathering of Indigenous Peoples in North America. Learn about the games, cool sports and Indigenous c...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Toronto Zoo visits Bridlewood - Cancelled
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bridlewood

Please note that due to the on-going staff strike at the Zoo, this program has been cancelled.

Icon of the event What Makes Toronto a Multicultural City?
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Almost all cities have people of diverse ethnicities living in them. Yet diversity of population alone does not make a multicultural city. The latter comes about with the civil rights and equality of all citizens. In Canada, ...

Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation examines some of the highlights of the Archives of Ontario's extensive photograph collections, and explains how these records are managed and preserved. It showcases photographs produced by Ontario governmen...

Icon of the event Art MEETS: Make, Explore, Experience, Transform & Share!
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Art MEETS: Balancing Words & Movement will engage participants in creative writing and performance. Led by poet, playwright, essayist, and founder of the Black Perspectives Cultural Program in Regent Park, charles c. smith, t...

Icon of the event Creativity from the Stacks
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

East End Writers' Group members present poetry and prose readings, music, photography, and a comedy skit. Reception, books, and a sample writing critique led by Gia Petec. Co-hosts Sharon A. Crawford and Nishe Catherine. An E...

Icon of the event Saturday Family Movie: Trolls
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us in the auditorium Saturday afternoons from 2-4 pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 10
Sat Aug 19
Icon of the event The Search for Richard III: England's Lost King
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In 2012 the world's attention was suddenly focused on a small city in the middle of England. After years of research, hard work and fundraising, an archaeological dig was about to begin. The man in charge of the dig was looki...