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Icon of the event Creating an Illustration from Sketch to Final Art
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

See how an illustration evolves from the initial ideas and sketches to the final artwork. Watch a demonstration of digital illustration techniques, and learn how to combine digital tools with traditional media. Plus: The ?und...

Icon of the event Tea and Entertainment
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Every Friday enjoy a wide variety of films followed by refreshments in the auditorium. For more information, call the Language, Literature and Fine Arts Department at 416-395-5639.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 04
Fri Sep 11
Fri Sep 18
Fri Sep 25
Fri Oct 02
Icon of the event Looking for Love in Verdi's La Traviata
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

A high-class Parisian courtesan, her lover and his father run the gamut from love at first sight to tragic loss in the world?s most popular opera. Join Opera Canada editor Wayne Gooding as he introduces the Canadian Opera Co...

Icon of the event Building a Portfolio and Sharing Your Work
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

Learn how to build an illustration portfolio, put your work into the world, and attract the kind of work you want to create. We?ll look at what makes a good website, how to build an audience, and what it?s like to develop as ...

Icon of the event New Music 101: Love Shards of Sappho and An Extended Look at the Piano, Part 1
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Arraymusic explores the ambience, colour and text of Barbara Monk Feldman's Love Shards of Sappho, and pianist Dr. Réa Beaumont explores extended piano techniques through the music of Canadian composer Barbara Pentland....

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...

Icon of the event Vivi Sorensen - Uaajeerneq: Storytelling through Mask Dance
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

Planet IndigenUS 2015! Born in Nuuk, Greenland, Vivi Sorensen is an Inuk mask dancer, actress and TV personality. Uaajeerneq, the East Greenlandic form of storytelling through mask dance, was traditionally performed during th...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Aga Khan Museum visits Downsview
Sat Oct 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downsview

Learn about beautiful objects in the Aga Khan Museum Collection and be inspired to create your own art....

Icon of the event Pan Am/Para Pan Am  Skits with ET the Mime
Thu Jul 09, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
North York Central Library

Get ready! Get set! ET from the Comedy Network performs sports skits too funny to miss! All ages welcome. Please call 416-395-5639 to register for this free program.

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