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Icon of the event Paper Arts
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Paper sculpting, paper creations, paper formations, paper as a medium, recycled paper, kirigami. Paper, paper everywhere, help us do something with it. We will meet on the last Friday of the month to explore our options and b...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 26
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 28
Fri Nov 25
Icon of the event Culture Days: Spirit of Africa
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Come to experience the Spirit of Africa through rhythm and movement. This interactive and exciting workshop uses dance movement, music and song to tell the story of the African people. Have fun!

Icon of the event Authors in Conversation about their Works
Tue Nov 15, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

NOT WHAT THEY SEEM -- the stories, intrigue and other possibilities that underlie lives, cottages, history, and burlesque!...

Icon of the event Hasn't everything been mapped already (or why do we need cartographers anymore)?
Mon Oct 03, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

At a time when virtually every square metre of land on Earth has been accurately mapped, is there any need for map makers in 2016? Cartographer Chris Brackley certainly thinks there is. In this talk, Chris will explain how th...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry Festival
Wed Dec 14, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join artist Annie Wong for an evening celebrating and sharing dynamic and diverse artistic poetic creativity. For more information, call 416-395-5710.

Icon of the event Movie Night
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Join us for free screenings of the great movies presented by...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Tue Oct 18
Tue Nov 15
Tue Dec 20
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 2016 fall sessions will host poets, singers, explorers and ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 22
Thu Sep 29
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Icon of the event Place au cinéma : Attila Marcel
Tue Nov 22, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Paul, 30 ans, vit à Paris avec ces tantes, deux vieilles aristocrates qui veulent qu'il devienne pianiste virtuose. Sa vie se passe entre le grand piano et les cours de danse. Il n'a presque pas de contact avec la vie extéri...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library:  Up Close with Artist Annie Wong
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Drop by for tea, cookies and an informal chat with artist in residence, Annie Wong, who will be on hand to talk about the many poetry programs and lyrical endeavours she has planned to help you ignite your creative spark.

Icon of the event Play Reading Group
Sat Sep 17, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Like reading aloud? Enjoy theatre?...