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Icon of the event Guided Tour of The Changing Face of Toronto
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A free guided tour of The Changing Face of Toronto on display in the TD Gallery....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Icon of the event Book Sale
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | All Day
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Come check out Evelyn Gregory's annual Book Sale. Browse from a wide range of previously-loved books and pick up your favourites for just a buck or two! Book Sale runs from 11:00am until 3:00pm.

Icon of the event The Changing Face of Toronto
Ongoing event running from Sat May 14, 2016 - Sat Jul 23, 2016
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A glimpse into the daily lives of the people of Toronto through compelling photographic portraits curated from the Toronto Public Library?s Toronto Star Photograph Archive and the Canadian Documentary Art Collection. Each fac...

Icon of the event First Story Walking Tour
Sat Jun 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Exploring the geography and ancestry of Indigenous Toronto, this guided walking tour takes you through contemporary neighbourhoods of our city rich with First Nations' history. Starting at Deer Park Branch and travelling sout...

Icon of the event Youth Cartooning & Animation
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Animator and character designer, Enzo Avolio, leads this exciting workshop for youth. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V. He has designed characters on shows such as G...

Icon of the event Red Slam Collective - 4 Directions Hip Hop Fusion
Fri Jun 17, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Red Slam Collective is an indigenous hip hop fusion arts movement whose 4 Directions Urban Arts engagement and musical projects uplift, self-identify and promote unity through Spoken, Lyricism which Arranges Meaning (SLAM)....

Icon of the event Doors Open
Sat May 28, 2016 | All Day
Location: Annette Street

Open Saturday 10-5, last admittance 4:30...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Annette St.
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Did you know that May is Asian Heritage Month? Visit the library to work with the Gardiner Museum's talented ceramists and learn how to make a dragon or fantastic beast out of clay. Don't forget the scales, claws and whiskers...

Icon of the event Great Cities of Culture
Fri Jun 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join Martín Ramirez of the University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies in a cultural exploration of Buenos Aires,often described as the "Paris of South America" for its elegant architecture and its rich and vibrant c...

Icon of the event Saturday Morning Knitting
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Knitters of all levels are invited to meet for knitting and socializing. Bring your own materials. Share your knowledge and love of knitting. Limited instruction (note this is not a class for beginners to learn to knit). Fr...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25