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Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Come to library and watch a movie suitable for the whole family. For more information, call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 08
Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Jun 08, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Enjoy a P.A. Day movie. ...

Icon of the event Discover Japan: Kimono Demonstration and Hands on Calligraphy
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

The Kimono is a traditional Japanese costume, now worn only for special occasions such as weddings, tea ceremonies, formal parties, and festivals. Join us to learn about the history of the Kimono as well as a hands-on demonst...

Icon of the event Food Demonstration: Mochi Making
Mon May 14, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by learning to make your own mochi. All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Icon of the event Toronto Kenjutsu Classical Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 12, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Toronto Kenjutsu practices an ancient form of Japanese swordsmanship known as Katori Shinto Ryu. This art was the first martial art ever designated an Intangible Cultural Asset by the Japanese government.

Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy for Beginners
Tue May 08, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy. Before the end of the session, learners will be able to write simple Chinese characters on Xuan paper (traditional rice paper for calligrap...

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

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 07
Sat Apr 14
Sat Apr 21
Sat Apr 28
Sat May 05
Icon of the event East End Storytelling SpringEdition
Sat Apr 07, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Spring is always a lovely time of hope and renewal - a nice time for stories.

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Drama Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 07
Sat Apr 14
Sat Apr 21
Sat Apr 28
Sat May 05
Icon of the event Family Movie
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Join us for fun, family-friendly movies in the library. Suitable for children of all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome. For more information, call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 23
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 25

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.