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Icon of the event September Movie @ Palmerston: TBA
Thu Sep 20, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a night at the movies! Join us for a free movie on the big screen in our accessible theatre. We screen movies once a month, always on a Thursday night. Start time is 6:00 pm. All are welcome. Drop in. No registration r...

Icon of the event A Game of Thrones: George R.R. Martin?s World
Tue Sep 18, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This talk on George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series will focus primarily on the first novel, A Game of Thrones, but also consider the series as a whole so far. It will look at the significance of Martin's novels t...

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 Live in the Library - Epic String Quartet
Fri Sep 07, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

From Bach to Bartok, from ragtime to hoe-down, this versatile quartet performs a wide variety of musical styles. They even manage to sneak in a bit of jazz!

Icon of the event August Movie @ Palmerston: The Shape of Water
Thu Aug 16, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a night at the movies! Join us for a free movie on the big screen in our accessible theatre. We screen movies once a month, always on a Thursday night. Start time is 6:00 pm. All are welcome. Drop in. No registration re...

Icon of the event Introduction to Digital SLR Photography
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Join photographer/artist John Alexander for an introduction aimed at the absolute beginner. Participants should bring their own digital SLR cameras along with the lens most used with a model specific related manual. Attendan...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 16
Thu Aug 23
Icon of the event University of Toronto Jazz Quartet
Thu Aug 09, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Celebrate the re-opening of the renovated Central Library with a fabulous repertoire covering the early years of Louis Armstrong through the Swing Era of Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington and Count Basie, along with the virtuosic ...

Icon of the event World Building & Illustration
Wed Aug 08, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Tune out and draw anything and everything that comes to mind during this illustration session. Learn how to create character art, background settings, and material experimentation to form your own speculative world. Materials...

Icon of the event Ojibwe Ceremonial Openings and Closings
Tue Aug 07, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Jacqui Lavalley, Ojibwe Traditional Kokomis (Grandmother)/Teacher, will discuss Ojibwe opening and closing ceremonies, to demystify the methodology of these traditional activities. She is a member of the Shawanaga First Natio...

Icon of the event The Urban Book Expo
Fri Aug 03, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Celebrate Canadian Urban, African-American and Caribbean fiction, multicultural literature, motivational texts and diverse children's books. Enjoy lectures, workshops and meet your favourite writers. Presented in partnership ...