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Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day watching a special movie at the library. Free tickets will be distributed 15 min. before the movie. Space is limited and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Locke
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Locke

Learn how wool from a sheep becomes a sweater. Try carding and spinning wool.

Icon of the event Halloween Puppet Show
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for a Halloween-inspired puppet show and activity. For group reservations, please call 416-393-7717. This program is suitable for children 3+.

Icon of the event I killed my mother - A Great Canadian Film!
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The film beautifully captures the anxieties of a mother-son relationship. While he gauges her with contempt, only seeing her out-of-date sweater and kitschy decor, the ingrained mechanisms (i.e. manipulation and guilt) of the...

Icon of the event Seniors Wellness Afternoon Tea
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Celebrate autumn with an afternoon of fun and information sharing. Information booths and presentations by agencies serving seniors will be available.

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy: The Art of Virtue
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Explore the Art of Virtue through a hands-on meditative experience with Chinese calligraphy. This workshop focuses on expressing harmony and beauty, a practice that can be carried through to all aspects of life. All levels a...

Icon of the event Caregiver Appreciation Day
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

In Partnership with Kwentong Bayan Collective, the Library will host an event for our caregivers to create postcards to send home and relax in a supportive environment. All caregivers are welcome to come discuss their experi...

Icon of the event Culture Days: It's Cool...It's Ceilidh!
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Locke

Ceilidh dance is the 'party dance' of Scotland, Ireland and our own East Coast. This interactive, one-hour program will have everyone dancing together: a rare and wonderful thing! Absolutely no experience necessary! Come joi...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library with Ensemble Topaz
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Ensemble Topaz is pleased to present their diverse music and dance arts from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus. An interactive one-hour session will include demonstrations of dance, music and rhythm. All are welcome. P...