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Icon of the event Indigenous Voices Rising
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Has success in the Canadian mainstream changed the role Indigenous culture plays within the lives of native communities? This panel discussion celebrates the rise of indigenous culture and considers how success has affected a...

Icon of the event TD Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival: Russ Little Quartet
Wed Jun 21, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Join us for the music of virtuoso jazz trombonist Russ Little, veteran of the illustrious Woody Herman and Count Basie Orchestras, as well as Rob McConnell?s famed Boss Brass. For many years, Russ has composed and conducted ...

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Wattstax (1973)
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In 1972 at the Los Angeles Coliseum, director Mel Stuart captures the performances of the Watts Summer Festival. Organized by Stax Records, the festival is a gathering of musicians and entertainers from the black community, b...

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 Puppet Show - Rumpelstiltskin
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a special puppet show this PA Day at Pape/Danforth Library. Fun for the whole family....

Icon of the event Wapos Bay and Pinecones
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

National Aboriginal Month Learn more about native life by joining us for an award winning episode of Wapos Bay. Then make an owl from a pinecone. Drop-in. All children.

Icon of the event Anishinaabeg Art and Power: A Sesquicentennial Celebration
Thu Jun 08, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Explore the life, traditions, and sacred stories of the Anishinaabeg as told through their powerful art over the last two centuries. Arni Brownstone, assistant cuator at the ROM, takes you on a journey through the artistic ev...

Icon of the event Traditional Chinese Music - CANCELLED
Wed May 31, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Traditional Chinese Music...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Mon May 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Locke

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

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.