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Icon of the event Afternoon Movies at the Library
2:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for an afternoon film featuring new releases that your children are going to love. Films are Rated G.

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Icon of the event Happy 95th Birthday
Sat Jun 09, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

In celebration of the library's 95th birthday, join us on the outdoor patio for some live music and refreshments.

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Physical Arts Workshop
10:00 am - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join dance artist Yvonne Ng and Canadian author Erin Robinsong in this collaborative art making and creative play workshop where connections between movement and literacy will be explored through improvisation, sound exercise...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 08
Sat Jun 09
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 Annual Outdoor Book Sale
Sat May 12, 2018 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

On this day we will be selling used books and other library materials at a reduced rate. More details to be announced on the day of the event.

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
Sat May 05, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month! Learn basic styles of the traditional art of fine writing, commonly referred to as "calligraphy". Space is limited to 12 participants. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Registra...

Icon of the event STAR WARS PARTY: May the Fourth
Fri May 04, 2018 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Sanderson

Calling all padawans and jedis-in-training! ...