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Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eglinton Square

Join us for classics, new releases and documentaries. For upcoming movie titles and genres, call 416-396-8920 or visit the branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 11
Thu Jul 09
Thu Aug 13
Thu Sep 10
Icon of the event Ancient Egypt Alive: A Traveler's Journey down the Historic Nile
Fri Jun 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Mention the words ?Ancient Egypt? and people?s eyes open wide in awe. In this lecture, Egyptologist Thomas H. Greiner and award winning writer and UofT Graduate Student Laura Ranieri will explore the Giza plateau and its pyra...

Icon of the event Great Books: Henry James - Portrait of a Lady
Fri Jun 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

In The Portrait of a Lady (1881) James develops for the first time at full length the "international theme," the contrast between American and Continental manners, for which he is celebrated. Come join John Snow for an after...

Icon of the event Doodling landscapes: a family art adventure
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Runnymede

Children and their parent/caregiver will explore drawing and colouring on the theme of urban landscapes of Toronto. Children and their parents will work together and creating an art piece using elements that are familiar to t...

Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island: People of the Ice
Mon Jun 22, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

People of the Ice by Carlos Ferrand & Jean Lemire (2003, 52 min)...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Todmorden Mills Heritage Site visits Jones
Sat May 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jones

Toys of the Past!...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library:  Ballet--Let's Talk About It:  How it All Began
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Pape/Danforth

A hands on, interactive journey into the world of Ballet...

Icon of the event Community Book Share - 100In1Day Toronto 2015
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Don Mills

Join us to promote literacy and help the environment in your neighbourhood! Bring your gently used books and take some gently used books home. There will be lots of free books to choose from. Book donations welcome but not...

Icon of the event Puppet Show;  Performance 1
Wed Jul 08, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:10 am
Pape/Danforth

Join us for Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock. Ages 2 and up. Space is limited. Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before the show. Please call branch for details

Icon of the event Parkdale Local History Talk: The
Wed Jun 17, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkdale

Architectural Historian Marta O'Brien will illustrate Parkdale's story through its diverse architecture. Further inquires, 416-393-7686.