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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 A Sampling of  Israeli Life ...
Tue Oct 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

We love to hear your stories! Come and join Carrie of Toronto as she shares her travel adventures in a mini documentary. You will relive her real life experiences and view touching and humorous anecdotes from her travelog - h...

Icon of the event  Movie Afternoons for kids
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Bring your own popcorn and enjoy newly released movies on our large screen! 3rd Floor, Room B. No Registration Required. Drop-in. Call the branch for more details at 416-395-5440.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 02
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 Halloween Puppet Show-
Fri Oct 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

A puppet show performance of the book, "Tailypo" by library staff. This story is about an old man who eats the tail of a strange creature called the tailypo. Tailypo then returns to seek revenge. Schools please call ahead to ...

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 Barbara Frum's Nifty Frum Friends
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Nifty Frum Friends welcome you! We are a lively and informal group of retirees who meet in the library on the second Tuesday of every month from 2-4 pm, to exchange news and views on a variety of topics, to listen to a guest ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 08
Tue Oct 13
Tue Nov 10
Tue Dec 08
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...