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Icon of the event Poetry - developing your spoken word skill and style
Sat Apr 18, 2015 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Join the members of the Ashdale Writers Group and spoken word poet Andrea Thompson in a poetry workshop followed by a spoken word performance. Weather permitting we'll perform on the outdoor patio in the heart of the Gerrard ...

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Leigh-Anne Kehler
Thu Mar 26, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Woodside Square

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival (www.torontostorytellingfestival.ca), we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world. From Manitoba, storyteller L...

Icon of the event Magician Owen Anderson: The Happy Rabbit Magic Show
Thu Mar 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Magic, mirth, and mayhem with lots of audience participation, cool magic tricks and a live bunny. For ages 5 and up. Registration begins Feb. 19th.

Icon of the event NFB film club featuring the film A score for women's voices
Tue Mar 03, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

In celebration of International Women's Day. Between March and October of 2000, millions of women from 161 countries took to the streets to denounce poverty and violence against women. The March of Women was an initiative of ...

Icon of the event Teen Game Night
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Come and play some cool Wii Games at the library. For ages 10-16 yrs old. No registration required, just drop in!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 19
Thu Feb 26
Icon of the event NFB film club featuring the film Hue: a matter of colour
Tue Feb 03, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

This feature documentary by renowned director and cinematographer Vic Sarin is a personal yet global investigation into the history and current state of colourism: the discrimination within one ethnicity based on differences ...

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for storytelling adventures. Explore the world of magic, witches, ghosts, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in the some of the greatest stories ever told!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 31
Sat Feb 07
Sat Feb 14
Sat Feb 21
Sat Feb 28
Icon of the event Winter Craft
Fri Jan 30, 2015 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Woodside Square

Hey Kids! Join us at the library after school. Children 6-12 yrs will make a winter craft. Registration begins Dec. 19th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Library Bingo for Family Literacy Day!
Sat Jan 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Families are invited to join us for a fun-filled hour! Participants will play Library Bingo! Registration begins Dec. 17th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

Icon of the event NFB film club featuring the film Shameless Propaganda
Tue Jan 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

This feature documentary examines its own genre, which has often been called Canada's national art form. Released in the year of the NFB's 75th birthday, Shameless Propaganda is filmmaker Robert Lower's take on the boldest an...