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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
Icon of the event Aboriginal Heritage Month - Family Film Festival
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Kennedy/Eglinton

Join us for a family friendly film festival. National Film Board of Canada has curated a number of short films to celebrate Aboriginal History Month....

Icon of the event Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interest, make new friends, organize trips or visi...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 28
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 09
Icon of the event Great Cities of Culture
Fri Jun 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join Martín Ramirez of the University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies in a cultural exploration of Buenos Aires,often described as the "Paris of South America" for its elegant architecture and its rich and vibrant c...

Icon of the event Romeo and / or Juliet: Ryan North at the Merril Collection
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Noted graphic novelist Ryan North will launch his new graphic novel Romeo and/or Juliet at the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, in the 3rd floor reading room on Saturday June 11, 7PM - 9:30PM.

Icon of the event Aga Khan Museum's
Tue Jul 05, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Catherine Graham, storyteller and poet, will tell tales inspired by the upcoming exhibit at the Aga Khan Museum, Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art....

Icon of the event First Story Walking Tour
Sat Jun 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Exploring the geography and ancestry of Indigenous Toronto, this guided walking tour takes you through contemporary neighbourhoods of our city rich with First Nations' history. Starting at Deer Park Branch and travelling sout...

Icon of the event Youth Cartooning & Animation
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Animator and character designer, Enzo Avolio, leads this exciting workshop for youth. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V. He has designed characters on shows such as G...

Icon of the event Toronto Public Library Comics Jam
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Write, draw, and make your very own comics with artist Rebecca Roher. Over four sessions, you will learn tips and tricks for how to make comics, read and discuss graphic novels, and create comics stories based on your life an...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Icon of the event First Story Walking Tour
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Exploring the geography and ancestry of Indigenous Toronto, this guided walking tour takes you through contemporary neighbourhoods of our city rich with First Nations? history. Starting at Lillian H. Smith Branch and finishin...