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Icon of the event Toronto Public Library Comics Jam
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Write, draw, and make your very own comics with artist Rebecca Roher. Over four sessions, you will learn tips and tricks for how to make comics, read and discuss graphic novels, and create comics stories based on your life an...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 15
Wed Mar 16
Thu Mar 17
Fri Mar 18
Icon of the event Puppet Show!
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
High Park

Enjoy a classic puppet show at the High Park library for all ages....

Icon of the event Black History Month Mini Film Fest: Everybody's Children
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join us for the screening of "Everybody's Children"....

Icon of the event Magic Show: with Magical Entertainer Vincent
Wed Dec 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate the end of 2015 with Magical Entertainer Vincent!...

Icon of the event Festive Music and Seasonal Readings with Rev.Tim Elliott and Judy Maddren
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Deer Park

Join the fabulous duo Rev. Tim Elliott and former CBC radio host Judy Maddren for a taste of the season. Sing along with musician Tim Elliott on the keyboard and listen to Judy Maddren reading excerpts from seasonal fare.

Icon of the event Mystic Drumz
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
High Park

A hands-on drum circle full of music and rhythm. Each participant receives an instrument and instruction on how to play it....

Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21 at the Library: Squeezebox Accordion Virtuoso
Tue Feb 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Victoria Village

From street music to concert hall, accordion music stretches across cultures and eras. The accordion is capable of great musical range and virtuosity, and after our musical journey by Soundstreams you will see this remarkable...

Icon of the event Ballet Jorgen
Mon Mar 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
High Park

Ballet 101 with Canada?s Ballet Jörgen! Gives kids the opportunity to learn about ballet as a storytelling medium. Children learn basic ballet positions, see brief selections performed by professional dancers, try out some s...

Icon of the event Diego Rivera's Detroit murals  with Professor Dennis  Duffy
Thu Jan 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deer Park

Diego Rivera's Detroit murals are not only marvels in themselves, but masterpieces painted in a consciously retro Renaissance style. In content, a celebration of contemporary technology; in style, revelations of ancient ways ...