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Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie-Hotel Transylvania 2
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day at the library, watching a movie. First-come, first-served. Free tickets will be distributed 15 min. before showtime!

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 07
Icon of the event TIFF Special Effects Makeup
Sat Nov 24, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Are you in Halloween withdrawal? Do you like to experiment with creating special effects makeup? Choose between sci-fi/fantasy or action/horror themes. Learn about various makeup techniques while transforming each other into ...

Icon of the event Talk with the Wolfman
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Morningside

First Nations Chef David Wolfman, an internationally recognized expert in traditional Indigenous cuisine, cooking television show host, and co-author of the award-winning book "Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion", wi...

Icon of the event Cooking Up Creepy: Practical Special Makeup Effects Workshop
Wed Oct 31, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Downsview

In honour of Halloween we're getting gory in the youth hub!...

Icon of the event Workshops, Markets and Palaces: The Making of African art in Contemporary Settin
Thu Feb 14, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This talk analyzes some of the historical developments and contemporary trends in the production and circulation of African Art. It will explore the historical dynamics and exchanges that have informed the way people in Afri...

Icon of the event Halloween Scavenger Hunt
Tue Oct 30, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Highland Creek

If you dare, come on over to the library for a Halloween Scavenger Hunt! You will have to answer riddles and find clues hidden in the library to claim the prize!...

Thu Jan 24, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

A new range of projects that use structural steel in an exposed, expressive and highly dynamic, visual way has come into fruition in the past 10 years. Steel is no longer that rusty looking metal that gets covered up by decor...

Icon of the event Music in the Library
Tue Oct 30, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Arkadi Tulchinski, a singer and multi-instrumental musician (plays saxophone, violin, keyboard) will be performing well known American Standards by widely known artists such as Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Humperding and other...

Icon of the event Music of the Ancients: Renaissance Music
Thu Dec 27, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Join Students from the University of Toronto's Early Music Studio for an evening of music from the late 1300's to the beginnings of the Baroque era. Delight in a fascinating world full of sacred and secular songs with dance, ...

Icon of the event Afternoon at The Movies, Film and Discussion: Homefront
Tue Dec 18, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum