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Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Karima Amin
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event Saturday Family Movie: Moana
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us in the auditorium Saturday afternoons from 2-4 pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Armchair Travel
Fri Apr 21, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Hillcrest

Join us for this charming travel slide presentation with raconteur Irwin Patterson. The Incas, Machu Picchu Peru, the Story of Taj Mahal and Iran will be the topics of discussion.

Icon of the event Anime Movie Flick for Teens
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join us at the Jane Sheppard Library for a fun Anime movie night. All teens are welcome. For more information please call 416-395-5966.

Icon of the event Across Canada by Story
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In his 45-year career as what The Globe and Mail called 'a publishing icon' Doug Gibson knew them all. He worked with Alice Munro and with authors named MacLennan, Davies, Mitchell...and politicians named Trudeau, Mulroney an...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Royal Ontario Museum visits Jane/Sheppard
Sat May 13, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Pharaohs, Pyramids, and Scarabs...

Icon of the event Poetry Saved Our Lives
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join award winning spoken word champion, Lishai Peel, as she leads a spoken word workshop. This workshop will provide youth with mentorship and artistic development opportunities, while allowing them to showcase their artisti...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Author
Wed May 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Meet Leslie Shimotakahara, author of After the Bloom, the story of a daughter's search for her missing mother which in turn reveals her family's past in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War.

Icon of the event What Makes Toronto a Multicultural City?
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Almost all cities have people of diverse ethnicities living in them. Yet diversity of population alone does not make a multicultural city. The latter comes about with the civil rights and equality of all citizens. In Canada, ...