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Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
Fri Apr 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Port Union

Bring your friends and join us to watch a great movie for the whole family to enjoy. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments.

Icon of the event Skin:  Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cybernetic Containers
Fri Apr 08, 2016 | All Day
Lillian H. Smith

YYZ artists outlet with Sensorium Symposium 2016 offers:...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Museum of Inuit Art visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

Get up close and personal with sculptures and cultural items from the Museum of Inuit Art's educational collection. Learn how artists create sculptures and prints. Make your own piece of art to take home with you!

Icon of the event Merril Collection Curator's Choice: Twisted Fairy Tales
Sat Feb 20, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff member Mary Cannings will discuss the twists and turns fantasy writers have added to classic fairy tales, showing examples from the Merril Collection. For more information, please phone 416-393-7748.

Icon of the event What is our Role? Artists in Academia and the Post-Knowledge Economy
Sat Apr 30, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Research-creation. Practice-led research. Arts-based research. These are some of the terms being deployed within the academy to frame the ways in which practitioners are contributing to the production and dissemination of kno...

Icon of the event Merril Collection Curator's Choice: Small Presses and Book Binding
Sat Feb 27, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection librarian Kim Hull will talk about contemporary small presses and how they produce their beautiful volumes, showing examples and explaining the techniques involved. For more information, please phone 416-393...

Icon of the event Toronto Public Library Comics Jam
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

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...


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Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Apr 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Toronto Public Library's wonderful storytellers welcome you to Storyfire, a celebration of storytelling that kicks off the 2016 Toronto Storytelling Festival. Children, families welcome.

Icon of the event Merril Collection Curator's Choice: Trends in Modern Fantasy
Sat Mar 05, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection librarian Lorna Toolis will talk about trends in modern fantasy, showing examples from the Collection. For more information, please phone 416-393-7748.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Long Branch
Sat May 07, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Long Branch

Did you know that May is Asian Heritage Month? Visit the library to work with the Gardiner Museum's talented ceramists and learn how to make a dragon or fantastic beast out of clay. Don't forget the scales, claws and whiskers...