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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 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 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 Singing Ourselves Home (A Ukulele Workshop)
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join Annie Sun for a Ukulele Workshop featuring songs in Mandarin. Bring your own Ukulele. ...

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 TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Drama Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Victoria Village

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 Saturday Afternoon at The Movies
Sat Mar 17, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your Saturday at the library watching a family movie! No need to register - first-come, first-served. Free tickets will be distributed 15 min before the movie. Space is limited.

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+...

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