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Icon of the event Monster Scavenger Hunt!
Fri Oct 24, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Boo! Join us for this spooktacular event... if you dare......

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Todmorden Mills visits Kennedy/Eglinton
Sat Oct 25, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Explore a world before computers, phones or televisions! Learn how kids lived and played a hundred years ago in Toronto through artifacts from Todmorden Mills Heritage Site. Create a unique take home craft based on 19th cen...

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

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 Nov 01
Sat Nov 08
Sat Nov 15
Icon of the event 1914, Air War Western Front
Tue Oct 07, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Long Branch

Aviation Historian Keith Hyde will discuss how aircraft at the start of WW1, where used primary to observe troop movements and for aerial reconnaissance. Both sides flew fragile biplanes, lacking realible engines and any form...

Icon of the event The Planet up Close
Tue Jul 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Long Branch

Take a closer look at the world and discover the unexpected with this fun, hands-on workshop with Scientists in School. Make a spiral snake, a hexagon flower and a balancing butterfly. For children 7-12 years. Groups must cal...

Icon of the event MOVIE MATINEE
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

All children are invited to join us for a fun movie evening at the library. To inquire about which feature film will be playing you can contact us at 416-395-5966. Registration required.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 29
Icon of the event Knitter's Drop-In
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Would you like to share your love of knitting? Want to learn how to knit? Bring your own needles or use ones provided.

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 04
Thu Sep 11
Thu Sep 18
Thu Sep 25
Thu Oct 02
Icon of the event PUPPET SHOW:
Fri Aug 08, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Children are invited to enjoy a fun puppet show based on the story of "Frozen". Sing along with us and meet the frozen puppet characters. Please register at the desk or call 416-395-5966. Spaces limited.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Bata Shoe Museum visits Jane/Sheppard
Sat Oct 18, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff at Jane/Sheppard Library to touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the f...

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Puppet Show
Tue Aug 05, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Long Branch

Puppet Show: Nail Soup. A traveler surprises a grumpy lady when he makes a wonderful soup from a rusty nail. For 4 years and up. Groups must call ahead to book. Free tickets available 30 minutes before the program.