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Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy for Beginners
Ongoing event running from Tue Jan 05, 2016 - Wed Feb 17, 2016

In this hands-on four session series, participants will learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy. It requires lots of concentration and practice. Before the end of the last session, learners will be able to write simple Chines...

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Thu Nov 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Author visit - Jason Ramsay-Brown, author and photographer of the recently released Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests. Jason is a lifelong Torontonian and an experienced photographer who?s book is a guide through more than ...

Icon of the event Documentary Screening: Hidden Sorrows
Fri Nov 06, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us during Holocaust Education Week for a free documentary screening of Hidden Sorrows: Meeting Gypsy (Roma) Survivors of the Holocaust in Romania. This film discusses the deportation of Roma Gypsy?s to concentration camp...

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Fri Oct 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

A puppet show performance of the book, "Tailypo" by library staff. This story is about an old man who eats the tail of a strange creature called the tailypo. Tailypo then returns to seek revenge. Schools please call ahead to ...

Icon of the event A Greek Christmas: A Family Celebration in Greek
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 11:15 am - 11:55 am

Songs, Stories in Greek. Make a Christmas Craft. For parents and caregivers with children ages 2 to 6 years. With presenter Danai Florou. Please register

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Open to children ages 9-12, this free workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity. Working with professional dancers, musicians and authors, workshop participants will be guided through an i...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 02
Thu Nov 05
Mon Nov 09
Thu Nov 12
Mon Nov 16
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Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Author Visit - Author Plum Johnson and her 2015 RBC Taylor Prize winning memoire, They Left Us Everything; a story of a disciplined British father, an exuberant Southern mother, five kids, fifty years' worth of stuff and the ...

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4:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

Spoken word artist, Ikenna "Open Secret" Onyegbula, will be leading this workshop for youth, 13-24 years of age. The workshop will provide youth with mentorship and artistic development opportunities, while allowing them to s...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 07
Wed Oct 14
Wed Oct 21
Wed Oct 28
Wed Nov 04
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Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Egyptomania: the craze about Ancient Egypt from the discovery of Tuts tomb and beyond - Canadians sailed the Nile in droves, picking up replicas, mementos, inspired ideas and a taste for the exotic. Let's embark on a journey ...

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Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 01, 2015 - Thu Dec 03, 2015
Northern District

Spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to a range of performers. From author visits to musicians you will enjoy our entertainment on a weekly basis. Our 2015 fall sessions will host poets, singers, explorers and more, don't m...