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Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Heidi Dahlsveen
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Karima Amin
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event Armchair Travel
Fri Apr 21, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Hillcrest

Join us for this charming travel slide presentation with raconteur Irwin Patterson. The Incas, Machu Picchu Peru, the Story of Taj Mahal and Iran will be the topics of discussion.

Icon of the event Poetry Saved Our Lives
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join award winning spoken word champion, Lishai Peel, as she leads a spoken word workshop. This workshop will provide youth with mentorship and artistic development opportunities, while allowing them to showcase their artisti...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28
Icon of the event February Features
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join us on Mondays at 1:00pm for a featured movie celebrating Black History Month. ***Please note, there will not be a screening on February 20th due to branch closure for Family Day.***...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 27
Icon of the event Saturday Family Movies: Finding Dory & The BFG
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us in the auditorium Saturday afternoons from 2-4 pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 18
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Across Canada by Story
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In his 45-year career as what The Globe and Mail called 'a publishing icon' Doug Gibson knew them all. He worked with Alice Munro and with authors named MacLennan, Davies, Mitchell ... and politicians named Trudeau, Mulroney ...