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Icon of the event Henna Art
Fri May 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us to Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library. Get a free henna design on your hand & learn how to wrap a Sari. Registration begins April 3rd. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Hot Doc Fridays: The Sacred Sundance
Fri Jun 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An account of a rare transmission of a sacred ceremony from one first nation to another within Canada. The film shows how the Sundance ritual brings social and spiritual healing to the indigenous communities in the East Coas...

Icon of the event Applefun Puppetry presents:  The Most Amazing Forest Trek
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Locke

Boldly go where few puppets have gone before! The forest is a peaceful place...until some nutty space explorers?? arrive. For ages 3 years and up.

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31

Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship: Katori Shinto Ryu
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

A demonstration and lecture by members of Toronto Kenjutsu, a group devoted to the ancient art of the Japanese sword. The style called "Katori Shinto Ryu" is one of the oldest extant martial arts in the world, designated as a...

Icon of the event Destination Canada
Ongoing event running from Sat May 20, 2017 - Sun Jul 30, 2017
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Destination Canada looks at experiences of migration through personal stories and individual circumstances. Why did they choose Canada? What were their first impressions and early experiences? What challenges did they face in...

Icon of the event Puppet Show - Paper Bag Princess
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 4-12 years old will enjoy a puppet show presented by the library staff, based on the children's favourite "Paper Bag Princess."...

Icon of the event What Makes Toronto a Multicultural City?
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Almost all cities have people of diverse ethnicities living in them. Yet diversity of population alone does not make a multicultural city. The latter comes about with the civil rights and equality of all citizens. In Canada, ...

Icon of the event Summer Saturday Movie
Sat Aug 19, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Come and watch a movie. Call 416-396-8916 for more information.

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival - Day 1
Sat May 13, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the medium of graphic novels with more than 500 comic creators from around the world at TCAF! Canada's Jeff Lemire will be on hand to debut his new graphic novel Roughneck, and Toronto's own Koyama Press will be cel...