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Icon of the event Chinese Ink Painting
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the technique of Chinese Ink Painting, a growing trend in the art market and a traditional art form still popular today....

Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Saturday Book to Movie Club
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Read the book then see the film! Pape/Danforth Library will show a movie based on a book once a month. Enjoy reading the book then see how it translates on film....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 10
Sat Mar 11
Sat Apr 08
Sat May 06
Icon of the event Hoza! Interactive Djembe Drumming
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

An astounding musical journey of interactive songs and rhythms. Children get to play a drum and feel the beat!...

Icon of the event Orchardviewers
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to a range of performers and speakers. From author visits to musicians you will enjoy our entertainment on a weekly basis. Our 2017 winter sessions will host musicians, explorers, author...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event Vaiana, La Légende du Bout du Monde
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Vaiana [Moana], la légende du bout du monde raconte l'aventure d'une jeune fille téméraire qui se lance dans un voyage audacieux pour accomplir la quête inachevée de ses ancêtres et sauver son peuple. Au cours de sa traversée...

Icon of the event Let's Draw
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Newcomers to Canada or to English looking to practice language and learn drawing techniques. Every week is a different lesson, all lessons involve using language in some way....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 02
Thu Mar 02
Icon of the event Home Library Service Info Session
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

If you or a loved one can't come to the library, find out how the library can come to you! Home Library Service is available for Toronto residents who are homebound for three months or longer due to age, illness or disability...

Icon of the event Chinese New Year
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Come gather for a Tai Chi Performance, Dancing, a Cheongsam Qipao Show, Singing and Traditional Chinese dumplings, springs rolls and snacks.

Icon of the event March Break Movie - Moana
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

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