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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 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 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 21st Fantastic Pulp Show
Sat May 13, 2017 | All Day
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The 21st Fantastic Pulp Show, sponsored by the Friends of the Merril Collection, will take place in the basement of the Lillian Smith branch between 10AM and 5PM on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Collectible science fiction and fant...

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 Have Fun Songwriting
Thu May 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you always want to write your own song but didn't think it possible? Let's make it possible. Using basic rhymes, lyricism, and rhythmic beats, let's write a song. Maybe it'll be a love song or a political rant or a lul...

Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

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...

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 Genealogy: Tree Making
Thu Mar 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Time to format all that research into something that can be handed down for generations. No artistic skills required, materials will be provided....