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Icon of the event Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Weston

Join us for a feature film. Classics, new releases, and recent favourites....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 26
Icon of the event Ubuntu Drum and Dance Theatre
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

African storytelling with dancing and drumming. The story is about the history of the djembe drum. A Culture Day event!...

Icon of the event Egyptomania: Exploring our Love Affair with Ancient Egypt
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Ancient Egypt has influenced all aspects of modern society from fashion and architecture to our obsession with mummies. Come hear about the discovery of King Tutankhamun, a pyramid built as a residence in Illinois, the restin...

Icon of the event Remembering the Bohemian Embassy
Fri Sep 23, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

The Bohemian Embassy was a 1960s avant garde coffee house and home to a generation of songwriters, dramatists, comics and poets. Gordon Lightfoot, Margaret Atwood, Ian and Sylvia Tyson and many others performed here....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Weston branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Weston

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event Toronto Poetry Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Come and join us in discovering poetry....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 07
Wed Oct 05
Wed Nov 02
Wed Dec 07
Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Enjoy a P.A. Day Movie....

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 Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event Soundscape
Fri Sep 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

The Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library brings you Soundscape....

Icon of the event Urban Folk Art Salon
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant Library presents, Urban Folk Art Salon. With host Gannon Hamilton; featuring poets, singers and songwriters.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 29