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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Aga Khan Museum visits Eglinton Square
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eglinton Square

Learn about beautiful objects in the Aga Khan Museum Collection and be inspired to create your own art....

Icon of the event Pop Stars
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Eglinton Square

Learn the basics of songwriting with musicians and music educators Sonshine and Broccoli. They will guide the group through the creative process and by the end of the hour the kids will be proudly singing along to a song the...

Icon of the event Puppetry for Kids
Thu Jul 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Forest Hill

Children aged 9-12 are invited to join library staff for a workshop on puppetry and puppet shows. Learn how to write a puppet show script, perform puppetry techniques, and develop your own puppet show. Attend the Summer Readi...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Textile Museum visits Parliament Street
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Parliament Street

Discover how cloth is made, and weave a colourful bookmark to take home!...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Bata Shoe Museum visits Bloor/Gladstone
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

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 and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event Benny Walker: Live from Australia
Fri Aug 07, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Planet IndigenUS 2015! Victorian Indigenous singer/songwriter Benny Walker inherited his passion for music from his father and grandfathers, all talented musicians in their own right. Walker formed his first band at the age o...

Icon of the event African Roots in the Music of the Americas
Wed Jul 08, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Gear up for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am & Parapan American Games by exploring the soulful sounds of the music of the Americas. Lionel Williams and his trio take you on a musical journey through the North and South American contin...

Icon of the event Halloween Puppet Show-
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 Grandparent and Grandchild Movie Day
Thu Jul 30, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Barbara Frum Branch is proud to present our first Grandparent and Grandchild Movie Day at the Library. We encourage all grandparents and their grandchildren to attend the screening of THE WIZARD OF OZ, the 1939 classic movie...

Icon of the event Ballet 101 with Canada's Ballet Jörgen
Tue Jul 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Ballet 101 with Canada's Ballet Jörgen gives kids the opportunity to learn about ballet as a storytelling medium. Children will learn basic ballet positions, discover their own ability to convey emotions through movement, see...