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Icon of the event Canada Musical Celebration
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Don Mills

Join Karen Gray for a musical presentation for the whole family, featuring beloved favourites and action-filled selections - all to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday! For children of all ages....

Icon of the event Leslie Fernandes Travelogues
Fri Jun 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Leslie Fernandes, past president of the Don Mills Camera Club and avid traveler, as he takes us on a whirlwind photographic tour of some of the world's most beautiful countries. Images are digital. Registration is requir...

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 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 Swallowing Clouds
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Register for a free two day workshop in partnership with Swallowing Clouds and Princess Productions, open to youth ages 9-12. Participants will be guided through an inspiring creative journey working with professional dancers...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Henna Design
Sat May 27, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library and get a free henna design on your hand. Children under 12 must have a parent/guardian present to receive a henna application.

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 Don't Retire Your Love of Learning!
Thu May 25, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

What do The Harlem Renaissance, Islam in America and the Chrysler Building in New York City have in common? Come and see how members of Toronto's Academy for Lifelong Learning (www.allto.ca) inform one another in workshop pr...

Icon of the event Les Chiclettes
Tue May 23, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Les artistes franco-ontariens » pour célébrer le 150e anniversaire du Canada à la Bibliothèque de référence de Toronto, nous accueillons Les Chiclettes. Femmes téméraires, d'une volonté farouche, q...