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Icon of the event I Am Rohingya
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

I Am Rohingya is a play that chronicles the harrowing Rohingya refugee experience from the perspective of Rohingya youth now living in Canada, taking the audience to Myanmar before the violence, through to the forced migratio...

Icon of the event Cultural Identities and Writing City Stories
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Who are the authors behind Toronto's stories of the past, present and future? Join panelists John Lorinc, Senior Editor of Spacing magazine, Arlene Chan, contributor to The Ward, Jael Richardson, founder of the Festival of Li...

Icon of the event Accessible Literary Speed Dating
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

Icon of the event Learn Bollywood Dancing
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Albion

Join us in celebrating Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) Citizenship Week! Learn about the citizenship process, and rights and responsibilities of citizenship. This year's theme is dance from around the world. Enjoy an...

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Albion branch
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Learn how wool from a sheep becomes a sweater! Kids can try their hand at carding and spinning wool themselves. Drop-in; Children's Story Room. Library parking under construction; alternate parking is available at the Albion ...

Icon of the event Éclipse Solaire
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Black Lights, Lego, K'nex, 3D Doodling, Sculpting and more!...

Icon of the event Learn Sanskrit
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Albion

Learn one of the oldest Indo-European languages documented!...

Icon of the event Storytelling with Diana Tso
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate Culture Days with renowned playwright and storyteller Diana Tso. Be enchanted by stories from around the world....

Icon of the event The Power of Your Voice
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

"The power of your voice" will explore the importance of self- expression and telling your stories. Randell Adjei, spoken word Edutainer and Artivist will discuss how youth can use their voices to make a difference in their w...