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Icon of the event Big Giant Book Sale
Sat Jun 09, 2018 | 10:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: Lillian H. Smith

We will be hosting a book sale in the late spring when hopefully the weather is very pleasant. Come buy some lightly used books for your bookshelf or book box, and see a wide selection of Canadian content.

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 Puppet Show: Jim and the Beanstalk
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Lillian H. Smith

What if Jack wasn't the only one to climb the beanstalk? This story from author Raymond Briggs brings a new generation to an old tale with humour, math, and imagination. Ages 4+...

Icon of the event Family Movie: Coco (2017)
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring your own snacks for an animated film the whole family can enjoy!...

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 TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Drama Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

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 Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Icon of the event Hoza! Interactive Djembe Drumming
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Port Union

This is an astounding music program of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African Djembe Drums. Children get to play a drum and feel the beat! The program will be held in the gymnasium of the Port Union Commu...

Icon of the event Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Thu Jun 21, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A high school student is determined to get a day off with his friends in Chicago by outwitting his principal. Rated PG. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Bingo
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

For ages 6-12. Join us for a fun game and you could win a cool prize

Icon of the event March Break Film
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Feature film. For ages 4 and up. Groups must please call 416-394-5320 to reserve spots.