Kids get to feel the beat of Djembe Drumming

March Break Programs

Hoza! Interactive Djembe Drumming, Tues., March 13,  2:00 – 3:00 p.m. All ages

This is an astounding music program of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African Djembe Drums. Children get to play a drum and feel the beat! The program will be held in the gymnasium of the Port Union Community Recreation Centre. Starting at 1:30 pm on this day, come to the library and receive a free admission ticket.

Arts and Crafts – LEGO Fun, Wed., March 14,  2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Ages 6-12

Calling all LEGO fans! Use your imagination and creativity to construct awesome LEGO structures. This drop-in arts and crafts program is for ages 6-12 years. There will be a selection of books available to borrow. Parents can participate if space permits.

Ongoing Programs

Toddler Time will be offered on Wednesdays, from 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. The weekly program will run from March 21 to April 25 and will include songs, stories, rhymes and finger plays for toddlers from 19 months to 3 years, with their parent or caregiver. Register in person on March 21 at 10:00 a.m. There is a limit of 15 toddlers.

Monday Night at the Movies is a weekly program for adults and it is held from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Come to enjoy some great films and meet new people. The movies are free and you are welcome to bring your own refreshments.

Knitting and Crocheting Drop-In is held on Saturdays from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. (except March. 31).       You can come and start a new and fun hobby. Volunteers are available to help you learn new skills and untangle difficult stitches. A variety of pattern books and magazines are available to borrow.

The Sun Life Financial Museum and Arts Pass (MAP) is available year-round. Your family can explore some of Toronto’s cultural and arts treasures for free. Passes are available to adult library card holders beginning on Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. At the Port Union Library, MAP Passes that are distributed are: the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Toronto History Museums and the Textile Museum of Canada.

For more program information, consult our “What’s On” publication, visit the Library website at or phone Answerline at 416-393-7131

Submitted by Seema Datta, Senior Library Assistant, Port Union Library