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Icon of the event LSP: LSP Celebration Week
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Come and join us for LSP Celebration Week as we celebrate Library Settlement Partnerships! This year's theme is Canada 150. There will be activities and performances relating to Canada's rich heritage. Light refreshments will...

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event Caregiver Appreciation Day
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

In Partnership with Kwentong Bayan Collective, the Library will host an event for our caregivers to create postcards to send home and relax in a supportive environment. All caregivers are welcome to come discuss their experi...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library with Ensemble Topaz
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Ensemble Topaz is pleased to present their diverse music and dance arts from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus. An interactive one-hour session will include demonstrations of dance, music and rhythm. All are welcome. P...

Icon of the event Dance Fusion with Culture Shock
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Come on in for this awesome dance class fusing the styles of Bollywood, Hip Hop, Egyptian, Dancehall, Latin and African dance. Learn some new moves and put them to groovin' music. Culture Shock Canada will have you on your fe...

Icon of the event Culture Days: DanceAbility
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Express yourself through dance with the DanceAbility Method! This is an adult dance class for every body. Engage in guided movement games that build camaraderie, physical awareness and improvisation, and creative expression. ...

Icon of the event Ladies and Gentlemen...Leonard Cohen
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Location: Northern District

Seen here reading his poetry to a rapt audience, this informal portrait of Montreal poet, novelist and songwriter, Leonard Cohen is a touching snapshot of him relaxing with family and friends, and spending time on his own....

Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 09
Icon of the event C.R.A.Z.Y. - watch Canada's greatest film!?
Fri Aug 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Director Jean-Marc Vallee, Quebecois son now lost to Hollywood, made this ambitious family dramedy back in 2005. It follows Zac, the 4th of 5 sons, as he grows up. Generally misunderstood, he is the creative and thoughtful so...