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Icon of the event March Break Movie: My Little Pony: The Movie
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

During March Break come and watch My Little Pony: The Movie!...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie: Despicable Me 3
Fri Dec 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. Rated PG: 1hr 30min

Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Paper Bag Princess
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and join us for a puppet show based on the beloved Robert Munsch book! Princess Elizabeth rescues snobbish Prince Ronald from a dragon, and then decides not to marry him after all. The puppet show will be followed by a s...

Icon of the event Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Whether you are 2 or 92, 'the zoo' enables you to explore the Musical Instrument Lending Library's variety of instruments in a hands-on way. Come make a joyful music and noise!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 12
Tue Mar 13
Wed Mar 14
Thu Mar 15
Fri Mar 16
Icon of the event Magician Jason Palter
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Parkdale

Come and watch a magic show featuring Jason Palter! A fast-paced, high energy performance, chock full of tons of magic, comedy and audience participation. Parents are welcome and encouraged to stay for the show. Fun for the w...

Icon of the event Ubuntu Drum and Dance Theatre
Fri Feb 02, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Live in the Library celebrates Black History Month! Join us for an exciting performance of Caribbean and African rhythm and dance, performed by the kids of Toronto's own Ubuntu ensemble.

Icon of the event Water Passion - Creating Sounds with Water
Wed Mar 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Percussionist Ryan Scott will perform and lead a participatory music making session, all themed around the tactile and versatile qualities of water. Water is a core musical element in a fantastic piece called Water Passion Af...

Icon of the event Friday Night Movie
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Come and watch a movie Friday evenings at Parkdale Library. Fun for the whole family! Please call the branch to find out movie titles. Sometimes movies start at 5:30. Please call the branch to confirm. All are welcome!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 15
Fri Dec 22
Fri Dec 29
Fri Jan 05
Fri Jan 12
Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Name of the Tree
Sat Feb 17, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Runnymede

Enjoy this puppetry retelling of an African folktale. When the other animals fail at the task, the slow but wise young tortoise finds a way to obtain the bountiful fruits of a magic tree....

Icon of the event Christmas Movie Matinee
Tue Dec 19, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Join us for a screening of "Mickey's Christmas Carol" plus other holiday favourites. Drop in. No registration required....

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.