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Icon of the event Strangers Among Us
Fri Sep 16, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Strangers Among Us is a Canadian science fiction and fantasy anthology dealing with the issue of mental health. Meet the editors and authors Suzanne Church, A.M.Dellamonica, Gemma Files, Susan Forest, Lucas K. Law, Derwin Ma...

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
Mon Sep 26
Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating
Fri Aug 19, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

Icon of the event Special Effects Make Up
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Learn how special effects make-up is used in film, and try out the techniques for yourself in this very hands-on workshop provided in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival....

Icon of the event Hiss-Story of Snakes
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Want to find out about snakes? Come and meet a real live snake!...

Icon of the event Discover Special Collections:  Zoran Zivkovic
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will discuss the work of Zoran Zivkovic, an accomplished, but little-known fantasy writer.

Icon of the event Paper Arts
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Paper sculpting, paper creations, paper formations, paper as a medium, recycled paper, kirigami. Paper, paper everywhere, help us do something with it. We will meet on the last Friday of the month to explore our options and...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event Discover Special Collections:  Science Fiction & Fantasy by Indigenous Authors
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will identify and discuss science fiction and fantasy by indigenous authors.

Icon of the event The Twisted Ones Magic and Balloons
Wed Jul 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join Debbie and her balloons for a show that is packed with games, incredible balloon costumes, magic, cool music and lots of wide smiles. Ages 4-12. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Hands on Exotics
Thu Jul 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Hands on Exotics presents the Stars of Safari, AUSTRALIA. Children will meet a Red Kangaroo and other exotic animals. Registration begins June 14th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.