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Icon of the event Puppet Show
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 4-12 years old will enjoy a puppet show presented by the library staff, based on the children's favourite "Paper Bag Princess".Registration begins May 10th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Register for a free two day workshop in partnership with Swallowing Clouds and Princess Productions, open to youth ages 9-12. Participants will be guided through an inspiring creative journey working with professional dancers...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
Sat Jun 10
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 Bharatanatyam - Indian classical dance
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library and enjoy performance of the oldest and purest form of Indian Classical dance? Bharatanatyam. Registration begins April 22. Register in person of by calling 416-396-8979. Space is...

Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
Mon May 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Explore the Art of Virtue through a hands-on meditative experience with Chinese calligraphy. Discover the mysterious world of Chinese brush writing and symbolism. Presented by calligrapher Sui-Yung Tung....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits York Woods
Sat May 06, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

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: Gardiner Museum visits Sanderson
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Have fun working with our ceramic artists and make a miniature canoe and paddle out of clay. Contact the branch for registration info.

Icon of the event Henna Art
Fri May 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us to Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library. Get a free henna design on your hand & learn how to wrap a Sari. Registration begins April 3rd. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event National Canadian Film Day: Away From Her
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

In celebration of National Canadian Film Day, the Sanderson Branch will host a screening of "Away From Her" (110 min, Rated PG). "Away From Her" was listed in the "150 Canadian Films" list by Reel Canada....

Icon of the event National Canadian Film Day
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy free feature movie. We will be screening Bollywood/Hollywood (2002): "Nothing is what it appears to be." Written and directed by Deepa Mehta. Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the showtime. Space is lim...