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Icon of the event Serbian Movie Night
Mon May 09, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Please join us for a free screening of the popular Serbian movie, 'Ivkova Slava' in room 224....

Icon of the event Afternoon Movies
Fri May 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The Library is pleased to present an afternoon with Star Wars VII, licensed with Audio Cine Films.

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
Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Enjoy a demonstration of the techniques, practices, rituals and etiquette of an ancient form of Japanese swordsmanship known as Katori Shinto Ryu. No registration required.

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Take a break from the heat and watch some great films. This program will run on Thursdays in July and August and on September 1st. Check back in June for a list of the film titles and screening dates.

Icon of the event The Power of the Portrait: A Panel Discussion with Toronto Star Photographers
Thu Jun 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Star photographers Steve Russell, Melissa Renwick, and Tony Bock discuss how to capture a compelling portrait. Moderated by Richard Lautens....

Icon of the event Meet Author Susin Nielsen
Fri May 20, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Meet author Susin Nielsen as she talks about how she became a...

Icon of the event First Story Walking Tour
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Exploring the geography and ancestry of Indigenous Toronto, this guided walking tour takes you through contemporary neighbourhoods of our city rich with First Nations? history. Starting at Lillian H. Smith Branch and finishin...

Icon of the event Summer Movie Series
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

If you're a movie buff interested in all the latest films, join us at the Lillian H. Smith branch every third Friday of the month from June to August for our Summer Movie Series. Titles TBA. All welcome, but please note film ...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 17
Fri Jul 15
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Origami Workshop - FULL
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn the ancient art of Japanese paper folding to create flowers, jumping frogs, simple fish and a magic boat that changes shape from simple square paper. Ages 6-12....