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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Royal Ontario Museum visits York Woods
Sat May 28, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
York Woods

Learn about the ROM's latest exciting discoveries about dinosaurs. Make a dinosaur craft to take home.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Museum of Inuit Art visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

Get up close and personal with sculptures and cultural items from the Museum of Inuit Art's educational collection. Learn how artists create sculptures and prints. Make your own piece of art to take home with you!

Icon of the event Hands-On Calligraphy and Kimono Demonstration
Sat May 14, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by AJC Association for Japanese Culture, this hands-on workshop provides participants with an opportunity to write Japanese characters on Japanese paper with SUMI ink, as well as a chance to try out the kimono, a Ja...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Goldhawk Park
Sat May 14, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Goldhawk Park

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Now is your chance! Come to the library to touch and examine Bata Shoe Museum objects up close while learning the fascinating stories behind the s...

Icon of the event Silent Storytelling with Noriko Yamamoto
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
York Woods

Noriko Yamamoto will use Silent Storytelling (mime and dance, choreographed to music) to tell the story of "The Funny Little Woman". Noriko brings this Japanese folktale about a funny woman's quest to recapture a runaway rice...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Long Branch
Sat May 07, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Long Branch

Did you know that May is Asian Heritage Month? Visit the library to work with the Gardiner Museum's talented ceramists and learn how to make a dragon or fantastic beast out of clay. Don't forget the scales, claws and whiskers...

Icon of the event P.A.  Day Family Film: Hotel Transylvania 2
Fri Apr 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep his daughter, Mavis from leaving the hotel. Rated G: 93min

Icon of the event Through the Lens
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

This unique and interactive art workshop will be both fun and educational for children and youth. Participants will create their own paintings, as they learn various techniques from emerging local artists. The program will ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 08
Fri Apr 15
Fri Apr 22
Fri Apr 29
Fri May 06
Icon of the event Storytellers from Away: Marie Célie Agnant
Thu Apr 07, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival we present renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world. Prize-winning storyteller and writer Marie-Célie Agnant tells stories from her Hait...

Icon of the event Toronto Public Library Comics Jam
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

Write, draw, and make your very own comics with artist Rebecca Roher. Over four sessions, you will learn tips and tricks for how to make comics, read and discuss graphic novels, and create comics stories based on your life an...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 04
Mon Apr 11
Mon Apr 18
Mon Apr 25