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Icon of the event LSP Week 2017 Film Fest
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

Parkdale Library celebrates Canada by projector!...

Icon of the event Smartphone Photography
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 19, 2017 - Sat Dec 02, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn basic to advanced photographic techniques using their smartphones. They are welcome to add their images into the Baldwin Collection Archives. Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850 or regi...

Icon of the event Capture the Figure
Ongoing event running from Sat Oct 07, 2017 - Sat Nov 11, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn basic photographic techniques including lighting and composition. They will then practice the techniques by producing a series of portraits. Participants are recommended to bring their own digital came...

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 Cutting Corners: Collage Culture
Thu Sep 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join well-known artist, Greg McCarthy to learn the fundamentals of collage and transition into Punk Album covers. Participants will create their own collages. All materials will be provided free of charge. For Ages 13 to 19 y...

Icon of the event Making Salt Clay from Scratch
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Messy participants are invited to make clay from scratch and create their own 'stone tablets.' Ages 7 to 12 years. Register in person at the Children's desk or call 416-396-8850 to register. Limited space.

Icon of the event Writing the City
Sat Sep 23, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Write a Love Letter to Parkdale. Seal it, then leave it somewhere in the community where someone will find it and read it. Or just take it home to read yourself. The Love Letter events introduce the upcoming writer's worksho...

Icon of the event Water Colour Mixed Media Landscape
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to create paintings inspired by Toronto's landscape. Understand the different elements of a landscape and compositional techniques. All supplies provided.For Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850, or regis...

Icon of the event Writing the City
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

Write a Love Letter to Parkdale. Seal it, then leave it somewhere in the community where someone will find it and read it. Or just take it home to read yourself. The Love Letter events introduce the upcoming writer's worksho...

Icon of the event Making Personalized Paper
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn to make their own paper. Embedding seeds, leaves and flowers from the library's surrounding neighbourhood, they will archive the environment in a novel way. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register ...