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Icon of the event Kamishibai Storytelling
Sat May 19, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, join storytellers from the Association for Japanese Culture for an hour of KAMISHIBAI (paper drama), a form of storytelling accompanied by a sequence of pictures. Ages 5 & up...

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 MAP Family Saturdays: Aga Khan Museum visits Don Mills
Sat May 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn about beautiful objects in the Aga Khan Museum collection and create your own art. Ages 6 & up....

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 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 The Gardens of Central Italy
Fri Apr 27, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Donna Fenice for a visual and historical journey through the gardens of Central Italy, from the extravagantly Baroque gardens created by powerful Cardinals vying for the Papacy to the elegant classically formal gardens o...

Icon of the event Opera Talks:
Wed Apr 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

In the final Opera Talk of the 2017/2018 season, join eminent musicologist Wayne Gooding for an engaging exploration of Anna Bolena in anticipation of the upcoming Canadian Opera Company production. The court of Henry VIII is...

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
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.