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Icon of the event From Skin to Steel and Beyond - The History of Steelpan
Thu Feb 02, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Sanderson

Joy Lapps presents a general understanding of steelpan, its history and its present cultural and social contributions to communities throughout the world and locally....

Icon of the event From Skin to Steel and Beyond with Joy Lapps: A Steelpan Workshop
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Learn how to play the Steelpan with renowned artist Joy Lapps. This hands-on workshop for Teens introduces participants to the Steelpan's rich cultural history locally and throughout the world....

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

Shakespeare in Action's TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club is a FREE readers' theatre program for children ages 7-12. Led by professional actors and educators, kids will explore one to three plays from The Comedy of Errors...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event Poetry Saved Our Lives
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Join award winning Patrick de Belen, spoken word artist, youth mentor and arts educator as he leads this workshop for youth, 13-24 years of age. The workshop will provide youth with mentorship and artistic development opportu...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 09
Mon Jan 16
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21 at the Library: Found Sounds
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Compose and perform your very own piece of music with everyday objects. This free workshop led by Soundstreams musicians invites people of all ages to explore communal rhythms and musical improvisation ? it can be as simple a...

Icon of the event Chinese Papercuts
Thu Jan 19, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Chinese Papercuts guru Ms. Li Xiqin will coach this wonderful traditional Chinese arts & craft, and demonstrate some basic techniques....

Icon of the event CANCELLED - TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Sanderson

Shakespeare in Action's TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club is a FREE readers' theatre program for children ages 7-12. Led by professional actors and educators, kids will explore one to three plays from The Comedy of Errors...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies: Finding Dory
Tue Dec 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a film with the whole family! The sequel to animated favourite

Icon of the event Afterschool Games
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Teens and Children can drop-in to enjoy some afterschool fun with games such as Jenga, Connect Four, Yahtzee, Snakes and Ladders, and more!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 14
Icon of the event New Year's at Noon
Sat Dec 31, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Mimico Centennial

Can't stay up till midnight to ring in the New Year? Join us for a countdown at the library instead, and we'll celebrate New Year's at Noon!...