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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 Bharatanatyam - Indian classical dance
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library and enjoy performance of the oldest and purest form of Indian Classical dance? Bharatanatyam. Registration begins April 22. Register in person of by calling 416-396-8979. Space is...

Icon of the event Poetry Saved Our Lives
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Join award winning spoken word champion, Ian Keteku, as he leads a spoken word workshop this fall. The workshop will provide youth with mentorship and artistic development opportunities, while allowing them to showcase their ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 27
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 24
Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie!
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day with us. Enjoy a feature movie! Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the showtime. Space is limited.First come, first- Served.

Icon of the event Saturday Family Movie: Moana
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us in the auditorium Saturday afternoons from 2-4 pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event National Canadian Film Day - Bollywood/Hollywood
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy free feature movie. We will be screening Bollywood/Hollywood (2002): "Nothing is what it appears to be." Written and directed by Deepa Mehta. Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the showtime. Space is lim...

Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Across Canada by Story
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In his 45-year career as what The Globe and Mail called 'a publishing icon' Doug Gibson knew them all. He worked with Alice Munro and with authors named MacLennan, Davies, Mitchell...and politicians named Trudeau, Mulroney an...

Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Author
Wed May 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Meet Leslie Shimotakahara, author of After the Bloom, the story of a daughter's search for her missing mother which in turn reveals her family's past in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War.

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, ...