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Icon of the event First Nations Drumming and Dancing
Fri Jun 20, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate Aboriginal History Month by joining us for traditional First Nations drumming and dancing.

Icon of the event Console Gaming
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bloor/Gladstone

Play some old favourites on the PS3, 360, and Wii. Check out some recent titles.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 28
Mon May 26
Mon Jun 16
Icon of the event Day of Puppetry
Sat May 24, 2014 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The Ontario Puppetry Association joins the staff of the Lillian H. Smith branch for a Day of Puppetry celebrating all kinds of puppets and puppeteers.

Icon of the event Chinese Cooking with Shirley Lum
Sat May 31, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Join Shirley Lum for a Chinese Cooking demonstration and participate in some hands-on cooking yourself. Prepare traditional and contemporary zongzi, a.k.a. sticky rice dumplings, for the Dragon Boat Festival. Tastings to fol...

Icon of the event LGBTQ Film: Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
Fri Jun 27, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Join us as we celebrate World Pride 2014 with a screening of the film Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) starring Hugo Weaving and Terence Stamp.

Icon of the event The Monkey Queen: Journey to the East
Wed May 07, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

Storyteller Diana Tso tells the story of "The Monkey Queen." In this twist on the legend of the Monkey King, Monkey Queen is born in the West and travels to the East in search of her ancestral roots....

Icon of the event Peak Learning.  Rabindranath Tagore and Satyajit Ray with  Kathleen O'Connell.
Tue May 27, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Rabindranath Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. To celebrate this, join Kathleen O'Connell, South Asia Studies U of T, as she discusses Tagore and Satyajit Ray, the filmaker and director. his lecture...

Icon of the event Forensics and Fiction with Margaret Cannon and Summer Mysteries
Thu May 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deer Park

Just in time for summer reading, noted Globe and Mail crime fiction reviewer, Margaret Cannon, will introduce you to the latest published crime fiction.

Icon of the event Chinese Folktales with Diana Tso
Sat May 31, 2014 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Enjoy ancient Chinese Folktales about dragons, the transformative power of art and the magic of love to bring light in dark times, all told by Diana Tso....

Icon of the event MOVIE NIGHT: Dead Poets Society
Fri Apr 25, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe diem! Seize the day, boys! Make y...