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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! ...

Icon of the event Family Film:  Ferdinand (2017)
Thu Jul 19, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. ...

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 Family Film: Peter Rabbit (2018)
Thu Jul 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden. (PG: 1hr 35min)

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 Family Film:  Coco (2018)
Thu Jul 05, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorf...

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 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.