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Icon of the event Nightmare before Christmas
Fri Dec 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Celebrate the holiday season with a great Tim Burton movie. Bored with Halloween, Jack Skellington stumbles onto Christmastown. It is perfect for his kind of scary mayhem. He plots to kidnap Santa Claus and take over. But Jac...

Icon of the event Bestiaire - A Great Canadian Film!
Fri Nov 24, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bestiaire is a critically acclaimed Quebecois avant-garde nature documentary directed by Denis Côté. A meditation on the relationships between animals and people through the seasons at a Quebec safari park. This work about th...

Icon of the event Canada 250
Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Maurice Switzer, author of...

Icon of the event I killed my mother - A Great Canadian Film!
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The film beautifully captures the anxieties of a mother-son relationship. While he gauges her with contempt, only seeing her out-of-date sweater and kitschy decor, the ingrained mechanisms (i.e. manipulation and guilt) of the...

Icon of the event PA Day Movie at Bloor
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for a special PA day movie program at Bloor. Movies are to be determined. For children 3 and up. Drop in. Please call the branch at 416-393-7674 for more details.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Dec 01
Icon of the event Caregiver Appreciation Day
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

In Partnership with Kwentong Bayan Collective, the Library will host an event for our caregivers to create postcards to send home and relax in a supportive environment. All caregivers are welcome to come discuss their experi...

Icon of the event The Odin String Quartet
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Join us for an interactive performance of various genres and musical styles with members of The Odin String Quartet....

Icon of the event The Triplets of Belleville - A Great Canadian Film!
Fri Sep 22, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This NFB animated film is packed and fun for the whole family. A bicyclist is kidnapped from the Tour de France by mysterious gangsters; his grandmother travels to the city of Belleville where she tracks him down with the hel...

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 15
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Italian Language Lessons
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Spadina Road

Come join us for free Italian lessons, in a fun and relaxing environment. Learn the basics from numbers and telling time to simple greetings and conversation.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 13
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04