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Icon of the event New Music 101: Enliven the Ma and An Extended Look at the Piano, Part 2
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Continuum Contemporary Music explores the meaning behind ma--the tension between sound and silence--and the keyboard geeks of junctQín demonstrate extended techniques on the piano through the music of Finnish composer Tomi Rä...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library: West African Dance Class with Coco Murray
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Palmerston

An interactive one-hour dance class to live traditional drumming, focusing on beginner technique. Take a journey with Coco to engage in the reciprocal relationship of the body with rhythms of the "dunun" - West African drum. ...

Icon of the event Capturing Ideas and Finding Inspiration
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

How do we get ideas for illustrations and stories? Where do they come from, and what do we do with them when we have them? How do we recognize the good ones from the bad ones? Learn about keeping a virtual shoebox of inspirat...

Icon of the event Social Conversation Circle
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 08, 2015 - Tue Dec 22, 2015
Eatonville

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interest, make new friends, organize trips or visi...

Icon of the event New Music 101: New Music New Audiences: Electronic Interfaces
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

Local sound artists demonstrate unique electronic musical interfaces, and generate group compositions with the audience. Bring your iPad to join in the fun! Palmerston Library Theatre....

Icon of the event Memoir Writing Seminar
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Share and improve your memoir-writing skills in this 4-part session led by author Lesley Donaldson-Reid. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 14
Mon Sep 21
Mon Sep 28
Mon Oct 05
Icon of the event Individual Portfolio Review Meetings
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern District

Artists and art students can book a 30-minute portfolio review meeting with illustrator John Martz. Portfolio review meetings will be held at the library, and are scheduled between 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 6, 13, 2...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
Tue Oct 20
Tue Oct 27
Icon of the event RECEPTION: Illustrator in Residence 2015 Launch
Thu Oct 01, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Northern District

Everyone is welcome to attend a reception to launch the 2015 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence Program, and to meet illustrator John Martz.

Icon of the event Family Movie Night: Brave
Fri Sep 18, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

Join us for a free family movie! Bring a blanket, pillow, favourite toy and if you like, wear your pajamas! Children must be accompanied by an adult as this is a family event....

Icon of the event Creating an Illustration from Sketch to Final Art
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

See how an illustration evolves from the initial ideas and sketches to the final artwork. Watch a demonstration of digital illustration techniques, and learn how to combine digital tools with traditional media. Plus: The ?und...