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Icon of the event Great Artists of The Impressionist Period: Monet
Fri Oct 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

The Impressionists opened the floodgates of artistic innovation and experimentation and art hasn't been the same since. Art historian Suzanne Tevlin will discuss Claude Monet's remarkable water lily paintings.

Icon of the event Halloween Haunted House at the Library!
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Little boys and ghouls, prepare for a scare! Children, come and take a walk through a spooky haunted house created by the Don Mills Branch Youth Advisory Group. No registration required. For more information, call 416-395-571...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 24
Thu Oct 30
Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures . Mozart in Love with Rick Phillips
Thu Oct 23, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Deer Park

Although we often associate the word 'love' with happiness and joy, there are many aspects to real human love - from joy to jealousy, to longing,confusion and heartache. The genius of Mozart is clearly exhibited by how he sho...

Icon of the event The Munich Art Trove with German Consul General Walter Stechel
Tue Oct 21, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

In 2010, 1400 art works were discovered in the apartment of Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich. These works by well known artists like Picasso, Kokoschka, Klee, Munch, Chagall were considered " degenerate" by the Nazis and were loo...

Icon of the event Sustainability, Mainstream!
Wed Oct 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

This talk will showcase a variety of sustainable and energy efficient projects that succeed in pushing high quality design. The projects chosen will be presented with many images to bring the audience closer to understanding ...

Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships: Canadian Food Heritage
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Richview

Join us when staff from Montgomery?s Inn discuss Canadian food heritage. Issues of nutrition, seasonality, and local food production are explored through the lens of Victorian Toronto....

Icon of the event Great Art Series: Below the Surface - Paul Kane's First Brush
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Infrared Reflectography makes visible the underpaintings that an artist may have rendered during the initial development of a painting ? the artist?s first brush. New research using Infrared Reflectography ? that recorded th...

Icon of the event Star Wars Reads Day
Sat Oct 11, 2014 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Richview

Attention all young Jedi, Sith, Stormtroopers, and Wookies! Join us in marking the 3rd annual Star Wars Reads Day at Richview Library! Celebrate all things Star Wars and reading with activities and games! Drop into the librar...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures: Great Shakespeare Scenes in Opera With Iain Scott
Thu Oct 09, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Deer Park

Prospero's Epilogue from the Tempest. Learn from Iain Scott, much sought out opera educator,how an opera librettist adapts Shakespere's lines for the lyric stage and how a composer sets these lines to music. How Shakespears'...

Icon of the event Art from 1914 to 1919: Not Just Matisse and Picasso
Wed Oct 08, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Artist, art historian and writer Suzanne Tevlin will discuss the remarkable variety of work that was created during the war years. We will consider works of art by Matisse, Picasso, Kandinsky, Nolde, Kollwitz, Stanley Spencer...