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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 While he gauges her with contempt, only seeing her out-of-date sweater and kitschy decor, the ingrained mechanisms (i.e. manipulation and guilt) of the...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 LSP: LSP Celebration Week
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Come and join us for LSP Celebration Week as we celebrate Library Settlement Partnerships! This year's theme is Canada 150. There will be activities and performances relating to Canada's rich heritage. Light refreshments will...

Icon of the event  Trollope/social change and Downton Abbey with Judith Knelman
Thu Oct 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Julian Fellowes, the creator of Downton Abbey, has acknowledged that he was inspired by the Victorian novelist Anthony Trollope. Judith Knelman looks at Downton as an extension of Trollope?s Palliser novels, particularly Ca...

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 Culture Days: DanceAbility
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Express yourself through dance with the DanceAbility Method! This is an adult dance class for every body. Engage in guided movement games that build camaraderie, physical awareness and improvisation, and creative expression. ...

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 Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


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Icon of the event C.R.A.Z.Y. - watch Canada's greatest film!?
Fri Aug 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Director Jean-Marc Vallee, Quebecois son now lost to Hollywood, made this ambitious family dramedy back in 2005. It follows Zac, the 4th of 5 sons, as he grows up. Generally misunderstood, he is the creative and thoughtful so...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Scarborough Museum visits Agincourt
Sat Aug 12, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Agincourt

Enjoy discovery boxes, games, reproduction 19th century toys, and stories as you discover Scarborough's past! Call or visit the branch for more info.