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Icon of the event Let's Draw
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The skill of drawing is not unlike the skill of speaking. You are trying to make a point. Help your language along visually, draw, talk and network here at the Library!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event Wild Wednesday: Creepy Crawlers Express
Wed Aug 17, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Dare to have a hands-on experience with live animals from Creepy Crawlers Express? You'll get a chance to meet, greet and learn about insects, reptiles, amphibians and other amazing creatures!...

Icon of the event Friday Movie Matinee
Fri May 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a movie in celebration of Asian Heritage Month!...

Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join library staff for entertaining book talks. Refreshments provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 20
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 23
Icon of the event Family Movie
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Pleasant View

Relax and enjoy a free movie at the library. This program is drop-in; no registration required. Don't forget to bring a snack!

Icon of the event Summer Puppet Show and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Join us this summer for our monthly puppet show and craft. For all children and their parents and caregivers. Drop in welcome for families. Daycare and camp groups, please call ahead to register. 416-393-7663....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 22
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event First Story Walking Tour
Sat Jun 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Exploring the geography and ancestry of Indigenous Toronto, this guided walking tour takes you through contemporary neighbourhoods of our city rich with First Nations' history. Starting at Deer Park Branch and travelling sout...

Icon of the event Italian Heritage Month
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Humber Summit

Please join us at the Humber Summit branch in celebrating Italian Heritage Month with a personal selection of modern and classic Italian songs about the immigrant experience.

Icon of the event Bootleggers, Bookmakers and Brothels
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Kensington Market Historical Society presents "Bootleggers, Bookmakers and Brothels," a multimedia and performance event featuring:...

Icon of the event Discover Special Collections:  Ballantine Fantasy Series
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will discuss the impact of Ballantine's publication of long out of print fantasy titles on the sf publishing field as a whole, showing examples of the series.