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Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie!
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day with us. Enjoy a feature movie! Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the showtime. Space is limited.First come, first- Served.

Icon of the event Happy Birthday Canada
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Come celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with us. There will be cake, games and more. Get ready to party!

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 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 Lion Dance
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Enjoy a traditional Chinese Lion Dance performance and a small craft!...

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 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.