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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  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 Aug 05
Wed Aug 12
Wed Aug 19
Wed Aug 26
Wed Sep 02
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 Introduction to Music Improvisation
Fri Sep 25, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Come learn about improvisation and hear spontaneous composition first-hand! Toronto musicians from the Association of Improvising Musicians (AIM) will explain how they improvise together, then show you through a performance! ...

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...

Icon of the event Poetry Saved Our Lives
Ongoing event running from Sat Feb 21, 2015 - Sat Aug 29, 2015
Jane/Dundas

The Pan Am Poetry Slam Initiative a.k.a. Poetry Saved Our Lives (PSOL) is a major poetry slam competition for youth 13-19. The workshop series and open mics provide mentorship and artistic development opportunities and will r...

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
Icon of the event The Benefits of Keeping a Sketchbook
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

A sketchbook is an artist?s journal ? a document of one?s creative development. It?s a place to explore ideas, and to try out new tools and techniques. It?s a notebook, and diary, and a playground, and a time capsule, and all...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Barbara Frum
Sat Nov 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Learn how wool from a sheep's back turns into a shawl or sweater. Tease, card, spin wool and take home your own woolen bracelet....

Icon of the event Building a Portfolio and Sharing Your Work
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

Learn how to build an illustration portfolio, put your work into the world, and attract the kind of work you want to create. We?ll look at what makes a good website, how to build an audience, and what it?s like to develop as ...