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Icon of the event Intro to Kung-fu
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join the Shaolin Cultural Centre of Canada as they discuss the history and influence of Kung-fu in Canada. Enjoy amazing demonstrations, and experience a short class....

Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating
Fri Aug 19, 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 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
Icon of the event Quintessential Bellydance
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Dancer Evyenia Karmi will be offering a glimpse into the exotic world of bellydance. Participants will observe and learn a short choreography with movements from her book "Quintessential Bellydance," winner of The Beverly Hil...

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 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 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 Discover Special Collections:  Zoran Zivkovic
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will discuss the work of Zoran Zivkovic, an accomplished, but little-known fantasy writer.

Icon of the event Éclipse Solaire
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Black Lights, Lego, K'nex, 3D Doodling, Sculpting and more!...

Icon of the event Sushi Making with Chef Shoji
Wed Oct 05, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn to make sushi to share with your family at home. Space is limited. For teens age 13-19. Please register in person or call 416-393-7727.