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Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month - Chinese documentary / feature film series
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Chinese Consulate General Office in Toronto contributed total five documentaries, five feature films....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Icon of the event First Story Walking Tour
Sat Jun 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Exploring the geography and ancestry of Indigenous Toronto, this guided walking tour takes you through contemporary neighbourhoods of our city rich with First Nations' history. Starting at Deer Park Branch and travelling sout...

Icon of the event Italian Heritage Month
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Humber Summit

Please join us at the Humber Summit branch in celebrating Italian Heritage Month with a personal selection of modern and classic Italian songs about the immigrant experience.

Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 15, 2015 - Thu Oct 26, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting. Beginners welcome. We'll help you learn. Bring your own needles and wool....

Icon of the event Share Your Favourite Readings
Ongoing event running from Fri May 06, 2016 - Fri Jun 24, 2016
Location: Deer Park

Have you read anything recently that moved you so much that you would like to share it with other people?...

Icon of the event What is it like to be Deafblind?
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us as we learn about the lived experiences of two individuals who are deafblind (a condition that includes combined visual and hearing loss, on a spectrum). Nadine, board member of Deafblind Association of Toronto (DBAT)...

Icon of the event Colouring Sheet Jam (for Adults and Seniors)
Thu Jun 23, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Colouring is not just for kids! In fact it's a way to get in touch with our artistic side and could be used as a tool to reduce anxiety and focus on the present. The library will provide supplies. To register ask staff or cal...

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Rabbit and Bear Paws presents The Way
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Humber Summit

Aboriginal puppeteer Chad Sol retells the story of how the Turtle carries the world on her back and how the tiny muskrat succeeds in giving all of us the greatest gift of all, a place to call home, Turtle Island. Limited Regi...

Icon of the event Great Cities of Culture
Fri Jun 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join Martín Ramirez of the University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies in a cultural exploration of Buenos Aires,often described as the "Paris of South America" for its elegant architecture and its rich and vibrant c...

Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Family Heirlooms
Tue Jun 28, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

This presentation explores how to store personal treasures, with a focus on paper records like photographs, letters, and journals. Participants will learn how to care for their family history documents at home, including prop...