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Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

A one week dance and literacy program for ages 9-12. Participants will work with professional dancers, musicians and authors leading up to an exciting performance. Please register...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 28
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 Culture Days @ the Library:  Ballet--Let's Talk About It:  How it All Began
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Pape/Danforth

A hands on, interactive journey into the world of Ballet...

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 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 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 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 Culture Days: Fine Art in Glass
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McGregor Park

Join Nina Shah as she explores the harmony of light and glass, the creation and understanding of design, and abstracts and art forms with respect to the surroundings and culture. During the session, you will create your own g...

Icon of the event Batman Day
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

Come dressed as your favourite Batman character and celebrate the adventures of the Caped Crusader with games, activities and a chance to win prizes!...

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...