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Icon of the event Hands-On Calligraphy and Kimono Demonstration
Sat May 14, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by AJC Association for Japanese Culture, this hands-on workshop provides participants with an opportunity to write Japanese characters on Japanese paper with SUMI ink, as well as a chance to try out the kimono, a Ja...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Goldhawk Park
Sat May 14, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Goldhawk Park

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Now is your chance! Come to the library to touch and examine Bata Shoe Museum objects up close while learning the fascinating stories behind the s...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Mackenzie House visits Spadina Rd
Sat May 07, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Spadina Road

Learn how newspapers and images were created in the 19th century. Print your own souvenir.

Icon of the event Day Of Puppetry
Sat Apr 23, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Please join us for a full day of FREE performances and workshops, all starring our friends, the puppets! Since 2010, the Lillian H. Smith Library and the Ontario Puppetry Association have been joining forces to present this a...

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away: Louis Bird
Thu Apr 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival we present renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world. One of Canada?s greatest traditional First Nations storytellers, Louis Bird (Pennis...

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Apr 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Toronto Public Library's wonderful storytellers welcome you to Storyfire, a celebration of storytelling that kicks off the 2016 Toronto Storytelling Festival. Children, families welcome.

Icon of the event Magician Incredibrent!
Sat Mar 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sanderson

A fast paced funny, interactive magic show!...

Icon of the event March Break Movie Matinee
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Goldhawk Park

Enjoy an afternoon family-friendly movie! Movie titles to be announced. Please see in-branch for more details and length of movies. DROP-IN PROGRAM. Tickets will be given out at 1:30pm. Daycares and large groups please call ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 18
Sat Mar 19
Icon of the event HOZA!  Creative Mediation
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cliffcrest

HOZA! Is an astounding musical journey of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African Djembe Drums.

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Cinderella
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sanderson

Join us for a puppet show that retells the classic story of Cinderella....