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Icon of the event Illustrating Children's Books
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Aries Cheung presents an overview of the process of illustrating a children's book from initial ideas to the production of "camera-ready" artwork. Basic art theories and visual psychology will be discussed. Hands-on exercises...

Icon of the event Friday Movie Nights
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Come out and watch a free movie at the Parkdale Branch every Friday evening. Drop in, no registration required. Call the Parkdale Branch for movie titles, dates and times 416-393-7686


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 17
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event Parkdale International Women's Day Celebration
Thu Mar 09, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

Come and celebrate International Women's Day in Parkdale! Watch a short film, play a trivia game, hear stories from women in the community....

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds - A Physical Arts Camp
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program. Open to youth ages 9-12, this workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity. Working with professional dancers, mu...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 13
Tue Mar 14
Wed Mar 15
Thu Mar 16
Fri Mar 17
Icon of the event March Break Movie
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Relax and enjoy a March Break Movie!...

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds - A Physical Arts Camp
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program. Open to youth ages 9-12, this workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity. Working with professional dancers, mu...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 13
Tue Mar 14
Wed Mar 15
Thu Mar 16
Fri Mar 17
Icon of the event Mad Science
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

A spectacular science-themed show where the performer will conjure foggy dry ice storms, float a Mad Science hovercraft, make magic mud, alter sound waves, and much more!...

Icon of the event Earth Day Scavenger Hunt
Sat Apr 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Come on in for Scavenger Hunt for Earth Day....

Icon of the event Mount Pleasant Library 25 Anniversary Celebration
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Please join us for Mount Pleasant Library's 25th Anniversary Open House! Refreshments will be provided throughout the day, with a special Urban Folk Art Salon in the evening to honor the occasion.