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Icon of the event Strangers Among Us
Fri Sep 16, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Meet the authors and editor of the Canadian science fiction and fantasy anthology Strangers Among Us. The anthology deals with the issue of mental health, placed in the context of science fiction and fantasy.

Icon of the event Let's Draw
10:00 am - 11:30 am 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:
Mon Aug 29
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating
Fri Aug 19, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

Icon of the event Special Effects Make Up
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Learn how special effects make-up is used in film, and try out the techniques for yourself in this very hands-on workshop provided in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival....

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Party
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for games, activities, crafts and some sweet desserts....

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

Merril Collection staff will discuss the work of Zoran Zivkovic, an accomplished, but little-known fantasy writer.

Icon of the event Paper Arts
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Paper sculpting, paper creations, paper formations, paper as a medium, recycled paper, kirigami. Paper, paper everywhere, help us do something with it. We will meet on the last Friday of the month to explore our options and...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event Discover Special Collections:  Science Fiction & Fantasy by Indigenous Authors
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will identify and discuss science fiction and fantasy by indigenous authors.

Icon of the event Tug of War Puppet Show
Wed Jul 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a live puppet show called Tug of War. This story is based on an East African folktale. There will be a few short films following the show....

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.