Toronto Public Library – Upcoming Events In Ward 14



Parkdale Public Library Upcoming Events

(1303 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M6K 1L6 416-393-7686)


English Can Be Fun:

Thu Jul 12, Fri Jul 13, Wed Jul 18, Thu Jul 19, Fri Jul 20, Wed Jul 25, Thu Jul 26, Fri Jul 27, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Parkdale Program Room

Free Summer ESL program for children

Help your child get ready for school this fall:
* A free four-week program
* For newcomer children aged 7 to 10
* Taught by professional, qualified ESL teachers
* Learn to use the library


Peer Tutoring Club:

Every Friday, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Parkdale Reading Roomb, youth get help with their home work assignments or any other academic assistance from their volunteer peers tutors and the youth worker. In partnership with the Parkdale Community Information Centre. 


Friday Movie Night At Parkdale Library:

Every Friday, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Parkdale Auditorium

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.


Summer Sing-Along Concert!:

Wed July 18, 2012, 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m., Parkdale Auditorium

Named “Toronto’s #1 children’s entertainer” by City Parent Magazine, Rob Joy will be bringing his Summer Sing-Along Concert to Parkdale Library! Drop-in. For groups of 10 or more, please pre-register by phoning the Children’s Department at 416-393-7686.

Sidewalk Chalk Drawing and Face Painting:

Wed Jul 25, 2012, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Parkdale Auditorium

Join us outside for sidewalk chalk drawing and face painting! For groups of 10 or more please phone the Children’s department at 416-393-7686.


For more information on the Parkdale Library please see: Parkdale Library




High Park Library
(228 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, ON M6R 2L7  416-393-7671)


Summer Reading Club:

Tue Jul 17,  Tue, Jul 24, and Tue, Jul 31, 2012, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. High Park Community Room

Imagination is the name of the game. Open to members of the Summer Reading Club


Stories In The Park:

Thu Jul 12, Thu Jul 19, and Thu Jul 26, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Meet at the High Park Community Room

Join us for 45 minutes of stories, music, finger plays and other interactive fun. Bring your own blanket. If it rains the program will not be offered.


Saturday Writers:

Every Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. High Park Community Room

Read from and discuss works in progress. Prose, Poetry, essays welcome.


For more information on the High Park Library please see: High Park Library