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Icon of the event Nightmare before Christmas
Fri Dec 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Celebrate the holiday season with a great Tim Burton movie. Bored with Halloween, Jack Skellington stumbles onto Christmastown. It is perfect for his kind of scary mayhem. He plots to kidnap Santa Claus and take over. But Jac...

Icon of the event Bestiaire - A Great Canadian Film!
Fri Nov 24, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bestiaire is a critically acclaimed Quebecois avant-garde nature documentary directed by Denis Côté. A meditation on the relationships between animals and people through the seasons at a Quebec safari park. This work about th...

Icon of the event Illustrator as Entrepreneur
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Take a tour of the many hats an illustrator must wear to keep afloat in their creative career. Ashley Barron, the 2017 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence, will lead this program. Main Floor Program Room. Drop in. No r...

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 LSP Community Celebration and Digital Storytelling
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Please join us for our annual LSP Community Celebration....

Icon of the event Building a Portfolio and Sharing Your Work
Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Learn how to better tailor your portfolio and self-promotion strategy to attract the kind of work you most desire. Ashley Barron, the 2017 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence, will lead the program. Main Floor Program ...

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 Illustration Portfolio Reviews
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Artists and art students can book a 30-minute, one-on-one portfolio review meeting with Ashley Barron, the 2017 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence. Contact promotions@ibby-canada.org to schedule an appointment....


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Icon of the event I killed my mother - A Great Canadian Film!
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The film beautifully captures the anxieties of a mother-son relationship. While he gauges her with contempt, only seeing her out-of-date sweater and kitschy decor, the ingrained mechanisms (i.e. manipulation and guilt) of the...

Icon of the event LSP: LSP Celebration Week
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Come and join us for LSP Celebration Week as we celebrate Library Settlement Partnerships! This year's theme is Canada 150. There will be activities and performances relating to Canada's rich heritage. Light refreshments will...