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Icon of the event Paint Party with a DJ
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Express yourself on canvas with the feelings you channel from the rhythm of music. Listen to a live DJ and learn the techniques of painting with a professional artist....

Icon of the event Class Visits with our Illustrator in Residence
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 01, 2015 - Fri Oct 30, 2015
Northern District

Illustrator in residence John Martz will offer children?s art activities for Grade 1 to 6 classes at the Northern District Branch during October 2015. John is also available to travel to high schools and colleges to make pres...

Icon of the event RECEPTION: Illustrator in Residence 2015 Launch
Thu Oct 01, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Northern District

Everyone is welcome to attend a reception to launch the 2015 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence Program, and to meet illustrator John Martz.

Icon of the event Barbara Frum's Nifty Frum Friends
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Nifty Frum Friends welcome you! We are a lively and informal group of retirees who meet in the library on the second Tuesday of every month from 2-4 pm, to exchange news and views on a variety of topics, to listen to a guest ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 08
Tue Oct 13
Icon of the event Super Sarah
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for the Super Sarah magic show. Super Sarah is a high energy female magician with a funny and interactive show. Tickets are available 1 hour before the start of the show at the children's desk. Space is limited.

Icon of the event The Benefits of Keeping a Sketchbook
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

A sketchbook is an artist?s journal ? a document of one?s creative development. It?s a place to explore ideas, and to try out new tools and techniques. It?s a notebook, and diary, and a playground, and a time capsule, and all...

Icon of the event Ballet 101 with Canada's Ballet Jörgen
Tue Jul 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Ballet 101 with Canada's Ballet Jörgen gives kids the opportunity to learn about ballet as a storytelling medium. Children will learn basic ballet positions, discover their own ability to convey emotions through movement, see...

Icon of the event Benny Walker: Live from Australia
Fri Aug 07, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Planet IndigenUS 2015! Victorian Indigenous singer/songwriter Benny Walker inherited his passion for music from his father and grandfathers, all talented musicians in their own right. Walker formed his first band at the age o...

Icon of the event New Music 101: Love Shards of Sappho and An Extended Look at the Piano, Part 1
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Arraymusic explores the ambience, colour and text of Barbara Monk Feldman's Love Shards of Sappho, and pianist Dr. Réa Beaumont explores extended piano techniques through the music of Canadian composer Barbara Pentland....

Icon of the event African Roots in the Music of the Americas
Wed Jul 08, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Gear up for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am & Parapan American Games by exploring the soulful sounds of the music of the Americas. Lionel Williams and his trio take you on a musical journey through the North and South American contin...