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Icon of the event Cultural Identities and Writing City Stories
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Who are the authors behind Toronto's stories of the past, present and future? Join panelists John Lorinc, Senior Editor of Spacing magazine, Arlene Chan, contributor to The Ward, Jael Richardson, founder of the Festival of Li...

Icon of the event Film Club: Grassroots in Dry Lands
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Set in Palestine, Israel and Jordan, this intimate documentary reveals a unique human-rights-based approach to democratic change taking root in neighborhoods across the region. Rather than focus on top-down peace initiatives,...

Icon of the event Accessible Literary Speed Dating
Fri Oct 21, 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 P.A. Day Movie
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day with us. Enjoy a feature movie! First-come, first-served. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Quintessential Bellydance
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Dancer Evyenia Karmi will offer a glimpse into the exotic world of bellydance. Participants will observe and learn a short choreography with movements from her book, "Quintessential Bellydance". Registration begins Aug. 27t...

Icon of the event Film Club: Pipelines, Power and Democracy
Wed Sep 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

When it comes to fossil fuels, political power doesn't always lie where we think it does. Over the course of two years, director Olivier D. Asselin documented the growth of an anti-pipeline movement in Quebec that rekindled a...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 17
Sat Oct 01
Sat Nov 05
Icon of the event Strangers Among Us
Thu Sep 15, 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
Mon Oct 03