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Icon of the event Orchardviewers
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Enjoy a delightfull afternoon listening to pianist Joan Zarry perform. No registration required....

Icon of the event Halloween Howl Family Night
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come in costume ready to scare up a ?howling good time?! Shiver to scary stories, go on a pumpkin hunt and make your very own batty headband! For families with children ages 6 and up.

Icon of the event Workshop: 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...

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Thu Nov 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Author visit - Jason Ramsay-Brown, author and photographer of the recently released Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests. Jason is a lifelong Torontonian and an experienced photographer who?s book is a guide through more than ...

Icon of the event Women & Trans* Literary Speed Dating
Fri Nov 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other women and trans* folks who share your interests? Speed dating is a fun way to meet lots of potential dates and new friends in one evening! Bring a favourite book to discuss and an open heart. Light refres...

Icon of the event Class Visits with our Illustrator in Residence
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 01, 2015 - Fri Oct 30, 2015
Northern District

Illustrator in residence John Martz will offer children?s art activities for Grade 1 to 6 classes at the Northern District Branch during October 2015. John is also available to travel to high schools and colleges to make pres...

Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy for Beginners
Ongoing event running from Tue Jan 05, 2016 - Wed Feb 17, 2016

In this hands-on four session series, participants will learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy. It requires lots of concentration and practice. Before the end of the last session, learners will be able to write simple Chines...

Icon of the event A Greek Christmas: A Family Celebration in Greek
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 11:15 am - 11:55 am

Songs, Stories in Greek. Make a Christmas Craft. For parents and caregivers with children ages 2 to 6 years. With presenter Danai Florou. Please register

Icon of the event Workshop: 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 Bilingual in Greek
Sat Nov 28, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Connect with your Greek heritage. Learn how you can build your child's bilingual skills from an early age in an informal setting. For caregivers of children birth to Grade 1. Please Register....