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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Goldhawk Park
Sat May 14, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Goldhawk Park

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Now is your chance! Come to the library to touch and examine Bata Shoe Museum objects up close while learning the fascinating stories behind the s...

Icon of the event Hands-On Calligraphy and Kimono Demonstration
Sat May 14, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by AJC Association for Japanese Culture, this hands-on workshop provides participants with an opportunity to write Japanese characters on Japanese paper with SUMI ink, as well as a chance to try out the kimono, a Ja...

Icon of the event Chinese Lion Dancer Performance
Sat May 07, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Northern District

May is Asian Heritage Month. Come celebrate with us by enjoying an exciting and visually striking lion dance performance from the Sammy Cheng Lion Dance Association!...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Mackenzie House visits Spadina Rd
Sat May 07, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Spadina Road

Learn how newspapers and images were created in the 19th century. Print your own souvenir.

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away: Louis Bird
Thu Apr 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival we present renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world. One of Canada?s greatest traditional First Nations storytellers, Louis Bird (Pennis...

Icon of the event March Break Movie Matinee
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Goldhawk Park

Enjoy an afternoon family-friendly movie! Movie titles to be announced. Please see in-branch for more details and length of movies. DROP-IN PROGRAM. Tickets will be given out at 1:30pm. Daycares and large groups please call ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 18
Sat Mar 19
Icon of the event March Break Movie:
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Palmerston

Enjoy a movie during March Break on the big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre....

Icon of the event March Break Craft
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Goldhawk Park

Enjoy an afternoon of fun crafts. Please see branch for more details. DROP-IN PROGRAM, space is limited. Tickets will be given out at 1:30pm. Daycares and large groups please call...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 14
Thu Mar 17
Icon of the event Andrea Scott Storytelling Performance
Fri Feb 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

Join actor Andrea Scott as she performs an interactive story for Black History Month. For everyone age 7 and up!...

Icon of the event Urban Folk Art Salon
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant Library presents, Urban Folk Art Salon. With host Gannon Hamilton; featuring poets Ann Elizabeth Carson, Brenda Clews and Norm Cristofoli and singer/songwriters Glen Hornblast, Kirk Felix and Jeff Orson.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 25
Thu Mar 31