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Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film: Moana
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right. PG: 1hr 45mins

Icon of the event Henna Design
Sat May 27, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library and get a free henna design on your hand. Children under 12 must have a parent/guardian present to receive a henna application.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Victoria Village
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Learn how wool from a sheep becomes a sweater! Try carding and spinning wool. Contact the branch for registration info.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Scarborough Museum visits Bendale
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Enjoy discovery boxes, games, reproduction 19th century toys, and stories as you discover Scarborough's past. Contact the branch for registration info.

Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Tiger Skin Rug
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Set in India, this puppet show is based on the picture book by Gerald Rose. An old, gentle and starving tiger pretends to be a tiger skin rug in order to eat the leftovers from the abundant meals of a Rajah and his family. On...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 06
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Illustrating Children's Books
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Aries Chung presents an overview of the process of illustrating a children's book from initial ideas to the production of "camera-ready" artwork. Basic art theories and visual psychology will be discussed. Hands-on exercises ...

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Mud Puddle
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and see a puppet show performance of this beloved Robert Munsch classic! What happens when Jule Ann tries her best to stay clean, but the mud puddle is always waiting for her?...

Icon of the event Mystic Drumz
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

A hands-on drum circle full of music and rhythm. Each participant receives an instrument and instructions on how to play it.