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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 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 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 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 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 Magician Jason Palter
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Parkdale

Come and watch a magic show featuring Jason Palter! A fast-paced, high energy performance, chock full of tons of magic, comedy and audience participation. Parents are welcome and encouraged to stay for the show. Fun for the w...

Icon of the event March Break Movie
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Drop in to the Library for a special March Break Movie. Drop in. Large groups and camps please call the branch to register. For more information please call 416-393-7674.

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Three Little Bears
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Parkdale

Puppet show fun for the whole family!...

Icon of the event The LEGO Batman Movie!
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring your own snacks for a fun-filled animated film the whole family can enjoy!...

Icon of the event Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Whether you are 2 or 92, 'the zoo' enables you to explore the Musical Instrument Lending Library's variety of instruments in a hands-on way. Drop in and make music! All ages....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 12
Tue Mar 13
Wed Mar 14
Thu Mar 15
Fri Mar 16

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