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Icon of the event Planet IndigenUS Festival 2015!
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spadina Road

In partnership with Harbourfront Centre, Planet IndigenUS and Woodland Cultural Centre, we celebrate international indigenous cultures. Contact branches for more information.

Icon of the event Summer Storytelling Evening: stories of the Americas
Thu Jul 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for our 10th Annual Summer Storytelling Evening. This year, in celebration of the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, the theme is Stories of the Americas....

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Cool off and chill out at the library and enjoy a family friendly film!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 09
Thu Jul 16
Thu Jul 23
Thu Jul 30
Thu Aug 06
Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Launch with a Puppet Show, The Paperbag Princess
Wed Jul 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

"You smell like ashes, your hair is all tangled and you are wearing a dirty old paper bag. Come back when you are dressed like a real princess," Prince Ronald complains. How will Princess Elizabeth...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Black Creek
Sat May 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Black Creek

How does the wool on a sheep's back turn into a woollen shawl or sweater? Families will help to tease, card, and finger spin wool. We'll talk about natural dyes, spinning, and weaving. Everyone will take home their own woolle...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Museum of Inuit Art visits Fairview!
Sat May 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

The Museum of Inuit Art comes to the library! Get up close to museum artifacts from their hands-on collection, play traditional Inuit games and make your own piece of art to take home....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Colborne Lodge visits Spadina Road
Sat May 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

Time travel with Colborne Lodge: Enjoy games and toys from more than 150 years ago. Share your favourite riddle and listen to a story or two.

Icon of the event Global Grooves: Songs from Around the World
Sat May 02, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairview

World music singers, Maryem Tollar and Shameema Soni will lead you in singing songs from different cultures and languages. Also Shara Claire and David Berger of FindingRhythm will bring African drums, hand drums, bells and sh...

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

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 25
Sat May 02
Sat May 09
Sat May 16
Icon of the event Kamishibai Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Kamishibai (pronounced kah-mee-she-bye), or paper theatre, is part of an ancient Japanese tradition of picture storytelling. In olden times, the kamishibai storyteller would carry illustrated cards and a small wooden stage fr...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 20
Mon Apr 27