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Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytimes Monthly Specials
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us once a month on a Saturday morning for stories, crafts, songs and rhymes for the whole family! No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat Jun 18
Icon of the event Chinese Lion Dancer Performance
Sat May 07, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Northern District

May is Asian Heritage Month. Come celebrate with us by enjoying an exciting and visually striking lion dance performance from the Sammy Cheng Lion Dance Association! Make a fun craft while you wait (ages 4 and up, children un...

Icon of the event Silent Storytelling with Noriko Yamamoto
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: 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 Karen Traditional Don Dance
Fri May 13, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us for an exciting Karen traditional don dance performance, a celebration of Asian heritage through music and dance. Karen traditional don dance is popular in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. DROP IN, no registration re...

Icon of the event TCAF 2016 Kickoff - MOVED TO THE MARRIOTT HOTEL ON BLOOR ST.
Fri May 13, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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Icon of the event The Changing Face of Toronto
Ongoing event running from Sat May 14, 2016 - Sat Jul 23, 2016
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A glimpse into the daily lives of the people of Toronto through compelling photographic portraits curated from the Toronto Public Library?s Toronto Star Photograph Archive and the Canadian Documentary Art Collection. Each fac...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Day 1
Sat May 14, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join over 400 writers and artists from 20 countries in celebrating the medium of graphic novels! Meet acclaimed Canadian authors like Kate Beaton (Step Aside, Pops), Chester Brown (Louis Riel), and Michel Rabagliati (Paul à Q...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Day 2
Sun May 15, 2016 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join over 400 writers and artists from 20 countries in celebrating the medium of graphic novels! Meet acclaimed Canadian authors like Kate Beaton (Step Aside, Pops), Chester Brown (Louis Riel), and Michel Rabagliati (Paul à Q...

Icon of the event Babies' Hangout
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Bring your baby to hang out, enjoy simple activities, and play with other babies while you get a chance to socialize with other parents and caregivers! Librarians Sarah and Mariam will be on hand to provide early reading tips...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 17
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event P.A.  Day Family Film: The Peanuts Movie
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life. Rated G: 1hr 32min