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Icon of the event Chinese New Year Celebration
Sat Feb 14, 2015 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Agincourt

Come celebrate the Year of the Sheep at Agincourt Library! Enjoy a traditional Chinese music and dance performance in celebration of Chinese New Year and learn more about Chinese culture. Everyone is welcome!

Icon of the event Party With Elephant and Piggie
Fri Feb 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Celebrate friendship with Mo Willem's book characters: Elephant and Piggy stories, games and more. Ages 4 and up. Free tickets available 15 minutes before the event

Icon of the event PA Day Family Fun Movie!
Fri Feb 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Palmerston

Enjoy a movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on PA day....

Icon of the event Black History Month: Gumboots Dance
Fri Feb 13, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Gumboots is a rhythmic, dynamic dance originating from South Africa, and requiring the use of rubber boots. It is a first influence of Stomp dance, a discipline where the body becomes the musical instrument, eyes the lyrics ...

Icon of the event Film Essay
Thu Feb 12, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

20-22:ALPHA is a nonverbal documentary film produced and directed by local artist Thierry Loa. In his words, 20-22 is "a cinematic symphony of spectacular moving images and evocative music, describing the futuristic world of ...

Icon of the event Island in the Sun with Roger Gibbs: Stories, People and Music from the Caribbean
Sat Feb 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

"Island in the Sun: Stories, People and Music from the Caribbean" is a concert of folk songs, calypsos and stories of Barbados from 1800 to present. Immerse in the island's history and its people's hopes and aspirations, thei...

Icon of the event The history of African music
Sat Feb 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

A workshop exhibiting different African instruments and how the sounds reflect in world music. Featuring instruments such as drums (dondo), xylophone, acoustics, & more! Participants can learn about the soundscape of Africa, ...

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Join us for storytelling adventures. Explore the world of magic, witches, ghosts, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in the some of the greatest stories ever told!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 31
Sat Feb 07
Sat Feb 14
Icon of the event Tea & Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

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 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 30
Icon of the event Canadian Opera Company Talk: Die Walküre
Tue Jan 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Wayne Gooding, editor of Opera Canada magazine, examines the different ways Wagner's matchless epic has been translated to the stage from its premiere in 1870 up to the present day. Special attention will be given to the wint...