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Icon of the event Storytelling and Arts Festival
Sat Jun 14, 2014 | 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for our Annual Storytelling & Arts Festival celebrating the arts, literature and storytelling. Call 416-396-8881 for more information.

Icon of the event Watercolouring Adventures
Wed May 28, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, we invited an artist to give a workshop that teaches you a wet watercolouring technique that is similar to the popular Chinese ?brush painting? style. Registration is required. For more...

Icon of the event East End Storytellers Group
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Open to storytellers of all levels including those just learning to share and tell stories. Story-listeners are also welcome. Share your love of stories and storytelling with others in a supportive environment. All are welcom...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 21
Wed Jun 18
Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Film screening - Fists of Pride
Thu May 15, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at your library by watching the National Film Board of Canada's free screening of FISTS OF PRIDE. Fists of Pride follows Little Tiger and his fellow fighters as their Thai coaches prepare them f...

Icon of the event Cultural evening with Traditional Arabic Music
Fri May 09, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Celebrate Asian Heritage month at your library with a talk, history, and a musical demonstration of the popular Middle Eastern string instrument..."the Qanun". Room 2. Please call 416-395-5750 to register....

Icon of the event The Monkey Queen: Journey to the East
Wed May 07, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

Storyteller Diana Tso tells the story of "The Monkey Queen." In this twist on the legend of the Monkey King, Monkey Queen is born in the West and travels to the East in search of her ancestral roots....

Icon of the event Learn about Needlework
Mon Apr 28, 2014 | All Day

An exhibition and show of traditional and modern embroidery. See members of the Scarborough Needlearts Guild creating beautiful pieces using various stitches from cross stich to hardanger....

Icon of the event  Art Garage: Keep Toronto Reading
Sat Apr 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Art Garage Inc. team and make a 3D cello-shaped box at the library. Space is limited so please call 416-396-8881 or visit the branch to register. For school age children 7-12 years of age....

Icon of the event TPL Teen Fanfiction Writers' Coalition
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Are you an avid fanfiction writer who loves sharing stories and getting feedback? Will you support your OTP til the end? Do you want to meet other teens who share your passion for playing in other peoples? sandboxes? Join us ...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 25
Fri May 30
Fri Jun 27
Fri Jul 25
Icon of the event In the Mix Dance Program
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

Create your own music video in this hip hop dance program. Using iPad technology (iPad provided) teens will get to create their own music video and record and edit their final piece. Space is limited so call 416-396-8881 to ...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 22
Tue Apr 29