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Icon of the event Learn Bollywood Dancing
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Albion

Join us in celebrating Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) Citizenship Week! This year's theme is dance from around the world. Enjoy an energetic bollywood dance performance by Navrang Dance Academy and learn some dance m...

Icon of the event Egyptomania: Exploring our Love Affair with Ancient Egypt
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Ancient Egypt has influenced all aspects of modern society from fashion and architecture to our obsession with mummies. Come hear about the discovery of King Tutankhamun, a pyramid built as a residence in Illinois, the restin...

Icon of the event Colouring Fun
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Get your fun on with a colouring activity starting Sept. 16th! Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event SongMakers
9:30 am - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Mentoring,guidance and workshopping for aspiring songwriters--songs for any reasons! (Tuesdays and Wednesdays are 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.) Drop-in. Workshops delivered by songwriter and musician Mike Ford, and are intended for teen...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Icon of the event English Country Dancing
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Locke

Share the joy of traditional live music and dancing with the members of Toronto English Dance. This is the dance form of Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Napoleon with lively jigs and reels and old fashioned hypnotic melodies.

Icon of the event Remembering the Bohemian Embassy
Fri Sep 23, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

The Bohemian Embassy was a 1960s avant garde coffee house and home to a generation of songwriters, dramatists, comics and poets. Gordon Lightfoot, Margaret Atwood, Ian and Sylvia Tyson and many others performed here....

Icon of the event Wild Wednesdays: Preschool Stories and Craft
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

For ages 2 1/2 - 5 yrs. Pick up your ticket 1/2 hour before the program starts. Limit of 20 children per session....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 31
Icon of the event Summer Road Trip
Ongoing event running from Sat Jul 02, 2016 - Mon Sep 05, 2016
Location: Agincourt

This summer, let?s explore this great country of ours and take a literary road trip across Canada! Join our 2016 Adult Summer Road Trip by reading books written about Canada, set in Canada, or by Canadian authors. By reading ...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Aga Khan Museum visits Locke branch
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Locke

Learn about beautiful objects in the Aga Khan Museum collection and create your own art. Call 416-393-7730 or visit the branch to register. Registration begins October 1st.

Icon of the event Origami Flower Tutorial
Mon Sep 12, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Join us in the rotunda of Agincourt District Library for an instructional evening and learn how to use recycled books to make beautiful paper flowers. Everything you make, you keep!...