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Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy for Beginners
Ongoing event running from Mon Apr 25, 2016 - Thu May 12, 2016

In this hands-on three session series, teens will learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy. It requires lots of concentration and practice. Before the end of the last session, learners will be able to write simple Chinese char...

Icon of the event Teen Asian Heritage Fashion Show (CANCELLED)
Wed May 04, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come join us for a fun Asian Heritage Month-themed Teen Fashion Show and see elegant traditional Asian garments on display by our Teen Models. Brought to you by Fairview Library's Youth Advisory Group....

Icon of the event Film: Finding a Sky
Mon Feb 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

A short film by blind screenwriter Alex Bulmer, about an ex sea captain with Alzheimer?s who befriends a recently blind woman in a seniors? residence. Discussion follows the screening....

Icon of the event Stratford Festival HD Production Screening: King Lear
Tue May 10, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Celebrate the legacy of William Shakespeare during the quartercentenary year with a screening from the Stratford Festival....

Icon of the event Carnival Spice and Everything Nice
Fri Feb 26, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Burrows Hall

Black History Month comes alive with an Afro-Caribbean dance workshop that fuses soca, African, and dancehall music and moves. To register visit the branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Your Second Sewing Project
Wed Apr 06, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Bring in a pair of old long pants (and thread of the same colour). You will learn basic hemming skills and change your pants into shorts - right in time for the summer!...

Icon of the event March Break Movie: GOOSEBUMPS
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Don Mills

Celebrate March Break with an afternoon movie! What happens when R.L. Stine's monster creations from his popular series come to life? Find out in this exciting movie! 103 minutes. Rated PG. Ages 6 & up....

Icon of the event Filipino Cultural Celebration
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

An enthusiastic group from Filipino Cultural Centre will bring an one hour entertaining program to introduce their culture. There will be traditional/Cultural dancing, simple Tagalo language in terms of common words & phras...

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

Join library staff for entertaining book talks. Refreshments provided.

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 22
Tue Mar 22
Tue Apr 26
Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21 at the Library: Electric Counterpoint
Thu Mar 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Minimalist music is characterised by the repetition of short phrases that change gradually, producing a hypnotic effect. From techno to jazz, it can be heard in numerous genres and styles around the world and has inspired art...