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Icon of the event Lawren Harris?s Modernity
Tue Dec 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Harris?s abstract paintings, which he began in the 1930s, are often thought emotionally remote. In reality they are colourful, energetic and rich in feeling. They strive for spiritual revelation, but stylistically are deeply ...

Icon of the event Sesquicentennial Celebration: Lawren Harris, Machine Age Artist
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Harris?s abstract paintings are often thought emotionally remote; in reality, they are colourful, energetic and rich in feeling. They strive for spiritual revelation, but stylistically are deeply immersed in the visual cultur...

Icon of the event Get Spooked in our Haunted House
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Celebrate Halloween with Artists in the Library, Tijana Spasic and Anahita Dehbonehie and the Don Mills Branch Youth Advisory Group as you tour a scary, interactive haunted house full of ghoulish characters and surprises arou...

Icon of the event Get Spooked in our Haunted House
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Celebrate Halloween with Artists in the Library, Tijana Spasic and Anahita Dehbonehie and the Don Mills Youth Advisory Group as you tour a scary, interactive haunted house full of ghoulish characters and surprises around ever...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 27
Mon Oct 30
Tue Oct 31
Icon of the event Eating Words
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Celebrated chef and author Andrew George Jr. of Wet'suwet'en Nation on modern native cuisine, and choosing local, fresh, natural and organic foods. Presented in partnership with The Stratford Chefs School.

Icon of the event The Curious World of High-End Contemporary Art
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Don Thompson is the author of twelve books. His most recent, The Orange Balloon Dog: Bubbles, Turmoil and Avarice in the Contemporary Art Market, discusses the fascinating and sometimes baffling motivations behind astronomic...

Icon of the event One Book: Unsettling Canada - CANCELLED
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

This program is cancelled. Please join one of the other discussions at Morningside, Kennedy/Eglinton, or Maria A. Shchuka branches....

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 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 Ceilidh Dancing
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Ceilidh ("KAY LEE") dance is a fun way to exercise and enjoy social time together - it's not called the 'party dance' of Scotland and Ireland for nothing! Absolutely no experience necessary: come join us as we retrace the pa...