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Icon of the event  Summer Wonder Launch!
Wed Jul 11, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Come and join us for a special scavenger hunt! Find clues, discover and learn fun facts about the library.

Icon of the event Be a Superhero in Virtual Reality!
Fri Jul 27, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Try out virtual reality with superhero game demonstrations and more!...

Icon of the event Super Science Fun!
Fri Aug 10, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

This entertainment consists of dry ice demonstrations, bubbling potions, air pressure and more! ...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Royal Ontario Museum Visits Deer Park
Sat Aug 18, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

New Dino Discoveries - Learn about new finds by the ROM dinosaur department. Make a dinosaur craft to take home.

Icon of the event Alter Ego: Comics and Canadian Identity
Ongoing event running from Sat May 12, 2018 - Sun Jul 29, 2018
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Scott Pilgrim, Captain Canuck, Nelvana, and Kagagi are just a few of the thrilling Canadian comic book heroes you can explore at the Alter Ego exhibition. Check out some of Canada's best biographical and realist comic creator...

Icon of the event Summer Movie: Boss Baby
Fri Jun 29, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

School's over! Kick off your summer with the movie Boss Baby! Snacks are welcome. Children all ages. Preschool children must be accompanied by an adult...

Icon of the event Family Movie: Paddington 2
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Relax and watch a fun, family-friendly movie! Feel free to bring your own snacks. ...

Icon of the event Exploring the Art of Pottery in Different Cultures
Sat Sep 15, 2018 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

This workshop will delve into the art of Pottery making, design, and technique from different time periods in Mexican, Greek, Japanese and other cultures. We will touch on Clay preparation and the 3 basic techniques of potter...

Icon of the event Pow Wow Experience
Wed Jul 25, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Mimico Centennial

Learn the origin and movement of the various pow wow dance styles. Presenters are from the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto. For school-aged children with their caregivers. For groups with 6 or more children, call the branch...

Icon of the event Voyages Africains
Thu Jul 12, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Locke

Njacko Backo partage les expériences de la vie de son village natal au Cameroun où les traditions, l'histoire et les valeurs sont transmises oralement à travers des histoires, des chants et des danses. Dans sa présentation, V...