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Icon of the event Katori Shinto Ryu Demonstration
Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for a demonstration of the techniques of Katori Shinto Ryu performed by Toronto Kenjutsu. Katori Shinto Ryu is a Japanese style of swordsmanship practiced since 1460 AD. It is considered the most ancient of all the ma...

Icon of the event Black History Month Special: Afro Fusion Dance Workshop - CANCELLED
Mon Feb 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join dancer and choreographer Nadine Brown for an Afro fusion dance class which includes dance forms that involve African Technique and urban African dances such as Azonto and Makosa. Working with upbeat music such as Afro b...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film:  Storks
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby. Rated PG

Icon of the event Michelle Jean: A Woman of Purpose and Ninth Floor
Wed Feb 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us at the library for a short film festival in honor of Black History Month. The National Film Board of Canada presents: Michaelle Jean - A Woman of Purpose and Ninth Floor. Drop in, no registration required.

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Petunia
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Petunia finds a book a thinks it makes her wise to have it in her possession. Free tickets available 30 minutes before the performance.

Icon of the event Holiday Storytime From Around The World
Fri Dec 16, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(All Ages) Join us for a wonderful storytime from around the world! Let's celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa! Drop-in, no registration required. Main Floor, Story Room.

Icon of the event Fill-a-Bag Sale
Tue Dec 13, 2016 | All Day
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

On Tuesday December 13th you can fill a large Toronto Public Library bag with items from our sale carts for $5! The bag is yours to keep, to help carry them all home....

Icon of the event Poetry Saved Our Lives: Poetry Slam
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join the amazing, award-winning spoken word artist, Patrick de Belen, as he leads this workshop for youth. The workshop will provide youth with mentorship and artistic development opportunities, while allowing them to showcas...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 06
Icon of the event Holiday Open House
Sat Dec 03, 2016 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Join us for refreshments and holiday cheer.