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Icon of the event Sing-a-long with Paul O' Connor
Tue Dec 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Paul O'Connor, popular guitarist and singer, loved by seniors, will bring his favourite songs from the 40's to the 60's. Romantic love songs and theme songs from classic movies will bring you back to the thrills of your youth...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Barbara Frum
Sat Nov 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Learn how wool from a sheep's back turns into a shawl or sweater. Tease, card, spin wool and take home your own woolen bracelet....

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film:  Inside Out
Fri Nov 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions-Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness-conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school. Rated G:94 min

Icon of the event The Witch's Candy Store Puppet Show
Sat Oct 31, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a live puppet show that will tell the story of The Witch's Candy Store. Who will live in the house in the end?...

Icon of the event Halloween Puppet Show-
Fri Oct 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

A puppet show performance of the book, "Tailypo" by library staff. This story is about an old man who eats the tail of a strange creature called the tailypo. Tailypo then returns to seek revenge. Schools please call ahead to ...

Icon of the event The Business End of Art: Portfolio Development for Artists
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Maggie Doswell of Karma Creative art studio leads a workshop for artists on why a portfolio is important, and how to develop one that will show your work to its best advantage. Maggie Doswell, MBA, MFA, is a professional sel...

Icon of the event A Sampling of  Israeli Life ...
Tue Oct 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

We love to hear your stories! Come and join Carrie of Toronto as she shares her travel adventures in a mini documentary. You will relive her real life experiences and view touching and humorous anecdotes from her travelog - h...

Icon of the event Spoken Word Workshop
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

The pen is mightier than the sword.......


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 07
Wed Oct 14
Wed Oct 21
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Bata Shoe Museum visits Parkdale
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Parkdale

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Gibson House visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Evelyn Gregory

Join costumed interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! These hands-on activities are available for everyone to come and play with at the library. Children will also be invited to make a...