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Icon of the event Holiday Break Programs
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for a variety of programming every day during your holiday break at 1:00pm. Groups of 10 or more people must register, limited space. Children ages 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 27
Thu Dec 28
Fri Dec 29
Tue Jan 02
Wed Jan 03
Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Drama Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for storytelling adventures. Explore the world of magic, witches, ghosts, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in the some of the greatest stories ever told!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 11
Sat Nov 18
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Locke
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Locke

History Actors -Join us for an interactive dramatic program based on historical documents and artifacts. Real people, real events, real drama. Contact the branch for more info.

Icon of the event Slam Poetry Meet Up
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

We are getting ready for the 4th Season of Poetry Saved Our Lives....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 28
Icon of the event Strange Journey
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

"Strange Journey" is a multimedia performance based on stories, pictures and dances created by participating children and the visiting artists. Workshops begin in September, with the final performance on Saturday, December 9.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Wed Sep 27
Tue Oct 03
Wed Oct 04
Tue Oct 10
Icon of the event 6 Degrees Citizen Space 2017 ON-STAGE Kent Monkman
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Recent events in the U.S., Europe, and even here in Canada, leave many people questioning how best to tackle the issues of racism, discrimination, and rising anger toward immigrants and refugees. Canada prides itself on its a...

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Textile Museum visits York Woods
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Learn how cloth is made, and weave a bookmark to take home with you. Contact the branch for more info.

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Enjoy a classic film or a recent release at Mimico's Friday "Afternoon at the Movies". Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 29
Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Drop in and enter our PlayStation 4 Tournaments. Whether you're an experienced gamer, or just starting out, Teen Gaming is sure to be a blast. You might even end up on our Gaming Wall of Fame!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 22