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Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Join us for storytelling adventures. Explore the world of magic, witches, ghosts, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in the some of the greatest stories ever told!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 11
Icon of the event Music for the 21st Century: the 3rd annual FilkOntario Concert at the Merril
Sat Mar 21, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The Friends of the Merril Collection and FilkOntario are co-sponsoring the 3rd Annual Filk Festival, Music for the 21st Century. Music will be created in the lower level of the Lillian Smith Branch on Saturday, March 21, star...

Icon of the event Creepy Crawlers Express
Thu Mar 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

Knowledgeable and experienced staff ensure all participants learn about all sorts of different creatures. Not for those who don't like bugs.

Icon of the event Sushi Making Class
Tue Mar 10, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for a fun, hands-on sushi-making class! Learn about the history of sushi before you draw out your Inner Sushi Chef by creating Makimonos. Take photos to send to your friends and family to prove your culinary genius! V...

Icon of the event Chinese New Year
Sat Feb 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Come to the Lillian H. Smith Library to celebrate the Year of the Sheep! Enjoy a Lion Dance, Kung Fu demonstration, Chinese instrumental music, dance performances and face painting for kids at 1pm. Free Chinese New Year scr...

Icon of the event Zodiac Signs Face Painting
Sat Feb 21, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

What's your Chinese Zodiac Sign? Why not have it painted on your face for an hour or two? This event is part of our Chinese New Year celebration....

Icon of the event Chocolate Festival
Wed Feb 11, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Have you ever wanted to learn more about chocolate? Join Chocolate Tales for a creative, hands-on chocolate making workshop. You will learn the history of chocolate, tempering & shavings on marble slabs, molding, and experime...

Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting
Sat Feb 07, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Learn the basics of this art form with an experienced instructor.

Icon of the event Blind Date with a Book for Teens
Ongoing event running from Sun Feb 01, 2015 - Sat Feb 28, 2015
Barbara Frum

Looking for love? Something serious? Maybe just a date for Valentine's Day? Find a match by checking out one of our available books!...

Icon of the event Movie Thrills!
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Join Barbara Frum's Youth Advisory Group (YAG) on the last Thursday of the month for a free movie! Ages 14 and up. Feature film to be announced. Don't forget to bring a snack! For more details, please call the branch at 416-3...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 29
Thu Feb 26
Thu Mar 26