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Icon of the event Lost and Found: Orphan 32 Goes Home
Tue May 22, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Two year old Thanh Campbell was one of 57 war orphans rescued from Vietnam in 1975. As part of Operation Babylift, these children were flown out of Saigon, brought to Toronto, and adopted into Canadian families. They were bro...

Icon of the event In concert with Pingxin Xu ? Master of yangqin (Chinese dulcimer)
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The first to hold a master degree in Yangqin Performance in China, and the youngest professor in that country, Pingxin Xu has introduced his Chinese dulcimer to hundreds of thousands of amazed audiences from all over the worl...

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 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 Power Kids Arts Workshop -  DIY Kaleidoscopes
Sat May 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

Construct your own DIY kaleidoscopes and look at the world with a new perspective! Learn about Kader Attia's artwork and the importance of mirrors and reflection. ...

Icon of the event Transformations: Stories of Partnership, Resilience & Positive Change
Wed May 09, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Downsview

Presented by the Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC), Transformations: Stories of Partnership, Resilience and Positive Change is a collaborative photojournalism initiative that invites you to actively engage ...

Icon of the event Bad Singer - Good Singer
Thu May 03, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join author Tim Falconer (Bad Singer) and singer-songwriter and educator Tyler Ellis as they explore the culture, the science, the joy, and the gut-wrenching fear of raising your voice in song.

Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating 25-35
Wed Apr 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

Want to meet other singles ages 25-35 who share your interests? Speed dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a literary twist! Participants are given five minutes to chat with each pe...

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

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 Live in the Library: Moskitto Bar
Fri Apr 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Enjoy Moskitto Bar?s unique blend of world fusion music, featuring Middle Eastern, Ukrainian, Celtic and klezmer influences.