Location: Toronto, Ontario CANADA
There are 14 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.
100 Queen St. West (Nathan Phillips Square), Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N3 Canada
55 Centre Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 2H5 Canada
130 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario Canada
220 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2H1 Canada
425 University Ave, Suite 401, Toronto, ON M5G 1T6 Canada
426 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1S9 Canada
366 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M5H 4B2 Canada
10 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G1C9 Canada
505 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 2P2 Canada
908-100 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H1S3 Canada
329 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario M5B 1R7 Canada
555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8 Canada
354 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1S5 Canada
17 Gould St., Toronto, ON M5B 2L1 Canada
Various locations, Toronto, Canada
1 First Canadian Place (Unit SM18), Toronto, ON M5X 1B5 Canada
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5B 2K3 Canada
600 University Ave. Main Lobby, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5 Canada
244 Queen St. W, Toronto, Ontario Canada
317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M5T 1G4 Canada
50 Stephanie Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1B3 Canada
199 Bay Street, P.O. Box 159, Toronto, Ontario M5L 1E7 Canada
200 Elizabeth St., Toronto, ON M5G 2C4 Canada
25 Toronto Street, Toronto, ON M5C 2R1 Canada
100 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5J 1V6 Canada
Settlement services, including help with immigration documents, health care, access to education and free access to Commissioner of Oaths service are available during this time period. If you are interested in English Conversation Group, please call Mohamed at 416-757-7010 for more information. This program is co-sponsored with Catholic Crosscultural Services (CCS). (thebookpile)
Help for Job Seekers (Morning series)
Having difficulty navigating your way through the Job Search Maze? Looking for online solutions?
This series of three Employment Assistance Workshops will help you to land the job you are seeking.
Instructors from the COSTI EMPLOYMENT CENTRE will be at the Downsview Library to show you how to access the tools you need to make the internet work for you.
Morning sessions, 10:00 ? 1:00, will be held:
January 23 - Learn how to build a RESUME
February 6 - Prepare for an INTERVIEW
March 26 - Job search SOCIAL MEDIA
Pre-registration is required. Call 416-395-5720 or ask at the Information Desk at the Downsview Library.
Ready for Reading Family Storytime
Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 0-6 and their caregivers. Drop in, no registration required. (thebookpile)
Join library staff for songs, stories, rhymes and fingerplays every Friday morning at 10:30 a.m. Program runs from February 5th to June 18th. Suitable for families with children 0 to 5 years. In the Story Hour Room. (thebookpile)
(19 months-5 years)Stories, songs and rhymes for children with parents and caregivers. Registration required starting January 6th. (thebookpile)
Family Story Time
Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children with their parents or caregivers. 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Drop-in For ages 5 and under. (thebookpile)
Adult English Classes: ESL CLB 1
English as a Second Language classes help you improve your English language skills and learn about Canadian culture. Programs are co-sponsored by the Toronto Catholic District School Board. Registration required. Mon., Wed. & Fri.at 11:30 a.m. (thebookpile)
New to Canada? Speak to a COSTI Representative!
COSTI Immigrant Services is a community-based multicultural agency which has been serving all immigrant communities and new Canadians for many years. At the library sessions, a COSTI representative will answer your questions about employment, education, health, housing, and settling into your new environment.
1pm-2pm in Farsi
2pm-3pm in English
Free. Drop in. Call 416-395-5660 for more information. (thebookpile)… (more)
Tea & Books
Join us for an entertaining and relaxing afternoon and listen to librarians review and discuss recent publications, upcoming titles, their favourite authors, and recommend some good titles for you to read. Light refreshments will be available. (thebookpile)
Afternoon Book Club
Afternoon Book Club meets at 2:00 p.m., the fourth Friday of every month and is open to all interested book lovers in the community. For more information or to register visit the branch or call 416-396-8890. (thebookpile)
Film Thursdays 2015 @Danforth/Coxwell
Feb 26-Belle (PG:105min),
Friday March 27- Pride (PG: 120min),
April 30-Theory of Everything (PG: 123min),
May 28-Nightcrawler (14A:117min),
Jun 25-TBA (thebookpile)
Tea and Entertainment
Every Friday enjoy a wide variety of films followed by refreshments in the auditorium. For more information, call the Language, Literature and Fine Arts Department at 416-395-5639.
January 2 Please note there will be no program on this date.
War of the Worlds
On October 30, 1938, the world was seated around their radios awaiting news of the Great Depression and the war with Germany. At 8:15 p.m., a news bulletin shocked the nation. Martians had landed in New Jersey! The panic that followed was one of the biggest events of mass hysteria in U.S. history. Of course, this broadcast turned out to be a performance of H.G.Wells novel War of the Worlds but that had yet to be discovered by the frenzied public. 2013. 60 minutes.
Australia: The Koala Code
Koalas have a code of behavior that is just starting to be understood by scientists. Join the experts as they observe the tenderness between a mother and her newborn joey. Watch as the males battle and scheme for a place to live in what remains of the gumwood forests. 2013. 60 minutes.
Ground Zero: Supertower
This documentary examines the engineering and architectural marvel of One World Trade Center rising up 104 stories and 1,776 feet, just steps from where the twin towers once stood. Construction presented the engineers many challenges but the greatest was the appearance of historic superstorm Sandy that bore down on the still unfinished structure. 2013. 60 minutes.
Africa: The Unknown Kalahari
Naturalist David Attenborough takes us on a journey through the southwest corner of Africa to the Kalahari and Namib deserts. Extraordinary photography allows us to witness not only the magnificent land but dramatic views of the wildlife. 2013. 60 minutes.
Roman Catacomb Mystery
Before 2002,the miles of tunnels that formed the Roman catacombs were thought to have been fully discovered. Then, a group of maintenance workers stumbled upon a mass burial chamber that had stayed hidden for 2000 years. Who were these people? What killed them? Nova's forensic invesigators work to unravel the ancient secrets of life & death during the Roman Empire. 60 minutes. 2013.
When Harry Met Sally
In 1977, while sharing a long car ride, Harry (Billy Crystal) & Sally (Meg Ryan) discuss their belief that a man and a woman can never be just friends. Romantic Comedy. 96 minutes. 1989
East to West: Istanbul to Bulgaria (part 1)
Join Ian Wright as he explores the Suleimamiye Mosque in Istanbul and learn about its sultan, Suleiman the Magnificent and his ambitions to expand the Ottoman Empire west into Europe. 60 minutes.2013.
Elsa's Legacy: the Born Free Story
This is the story of Elsa, an orphaned lion cub, raised by George & Joy Adamson and then released back into the wild. This film became a symbol for animal right activists who believed animals were entitled to live free. 60 minutes. 2011 (thebookpile)… (more)
Maker Space Drop-In
K'Nex building and science projects for school age children and teens. (thebookpile)
After School Club
Join us on Fridays after school from 4-5 pm for special activities for children ages 8 to 12.
Drop-in program, no registration necessary. (thebookpile)
Magic Tricks Club
A true magician never reveals his secrets, but we will! Join the Magic Tricks Club and learn amazing magic tricks to impress your family and friends.
For ages 9-12. Registration begins Tuesday, February 17, 2015. To register, please call 416-385-5750. (thebookpile)
Bring your game face and challenge your friends to X-Box, PS3 and Wii. (thebookpile)
Chess in the Library
Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills.
Children Grade 1-6.
Drop-in program. Please speak with Chess in the Library volunteers for more information.
Co-sponsored with Chess in the Library. (thebookpile)
Friday Movie Nights at Parkdale
Parkdale Library will be holding Movie Nights! Sit back, relax and enjoy a movie on the big screen. For more information, call 416-393-7686. (thebookpile)
TOEFL & IELTS
Test of English as a Foreign Language and International English Language Testing System. Ongoing free test preparation sessions by a trained experienced tutor. For more information call 416-396-3865.
In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office, and Toronto Public Library. (thebookpile)
Introduction to Baroque Music with Patricia Ahern, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
Enjoy a delightful evening of 17th and 18th century music as explained with demonstrations by a violinist from Canada?s premiere Baroque ensemble. Please call 416-395-5639 to register for this free program. (thebookpile)
Evening computer classes
Learn basic mouse, keyboard and internet skills in this hands-on evening class. This session introduces you to skills required for all computer training at the library. Registration is required. Please register in person or call 416-395-5980. (thebookpile)
Read from and discuss works in progress. Prose, poetry, essays welcome. (thebookpile)
Knitting and Crocheting
If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters in the community, please drop in. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Several community volunteers are available to provide instruction. A large selection of pattern books and instructional DVDs are available to borrow. (thebookpile)
Join in a monthly discussion on selected books at Weston's brand new book club! Meets the last Saturday of each month. Call 416-394-1016 to obtain more information, and to register beginning Saturday January 3rd. January: The Alchemist.
*Please note: January and February's meetings will be held in the Children's department on the lower level.* (thebookpile)
Website Design II
Go behind the code in Dreamweaver and apply HTML to create online forms, payment buttons and interactive elements, including video. Prerequisite: Website Design I. Online registration is required for this class and will be available starting Sat. Feb. 28 at 9 a.m. Click on the link below to register. For more information, please call the Digital Innovation Hub: 416-393-7007. (thebookpile)… (more)
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