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  • Branch Art Exhibits: Works by Asma Sultana

    Wed May 01, 2024 - Fri May 31, 2024
    Location: Don Mills

    Throughout May, artist Asma Sultana's work is on display at Don Mills Library. The exhibit is called: Works by Asma Sultana. Sultana is a multidisciplinary artist, she creates autobiographical work using her hair and thumbpri...

  • Branch Art Exhibits: We used to go to these places by David Missio

    Wed May 01, 2024 - Fri May 31, 2024
    Location: Yorkville

    Throughout May, David Missio?s work is on display at the Yorkville Branch. David Missio plays music, makes art and lives in the city of Toronto. David has a deep connection to parts of the city that don't exist as they once...

  • Branch Art Exhibits: What If by Jane Cousens

    Wed May 01, 2024 - Fri May 31, 2024
    Location: Leaside

    Throughout May, artist Jane Cousens's work is on display at Leaside Library. The exhibit is called: What If by Jane Cousens. Cousens is a Toronto based artist who work in multimedia including collage, encaustic, and printmaki...

  • Branch Art Exhibits: Water+Colour by Andrzej Rajfura

    Wed May 01, 2024 - Fri May 31, 2024
    Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

    Throughout May, Andrzej Rajfura's work is on display at Oakwood Village Library & Arts Centre. The exhibit is called: Water+colour. Rajfura is a self-taught artist who finds peace in art books and galleries. What fascinates...

  • Branch Art Exhibits: Impactful Society by Nora Tunggadevi

    Thu May 02, 2024 - Thu May 30, 2024
    Location: Albion

    Throughout May, artist Nora Tunggadevi's work is on display at Albion branch. The exhibit is called: Impactful Society. Nora is an artist whose work consists of a wide range of practices including traditional art, digital art...

  • Branch Art Exhibits: Walled Kingdom by Daniel Ignacio

    Thu May 02, 2024 - Thu May 30, 2024
    Location: Agincourt

    Throughout May, artist Daniel Ignacio's work is on display at Agincourt branch. The exhibit is called: Walled Kingdom. Daniel is a contemporary visual artist and author who characterizes his whole body of work as a "gathering...

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Featured program series

What's at stake?

Join us for critical conversations that explore what’s at risk when intellectual freedom is threatened. Hear from thought-provoking guests, challenge your perspectives and engage with new ideas.

Ready for Reading Storytimes

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes that help get your child ready for reading.

Authors featured in our Salon Series including Caleb Azumah Nelson, Jean Kwok, Emma Donoghue, Jhumpa Lahiri, Waubgeshig Rice, Roz Chast and Cory Doctorow.

The Salon Series

Connect and engage with local and international authors, writers and thinkers. Join us online and in person at the Appel Salon for an exciting range of literary and cultural events.

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Featured videos

Mini Makers at Home

Explore science, technology, engineering and math concepts with fun, hands-on activities for kids and families.

Small paper rockets and a handful of straws on a wooden tabletop.

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Rocket Science

Build your own rocket and learn about the physics of motion.

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Discover how gravity and energy work as you design a rollercoaster.

A pile of craft supplies including paper, aluminum foil, a pair of scissors, ruler and a roll of tape.

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Create a kaleidoscope to see light and reflections in action.

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