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Icon of the event Let's Draw
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The skill of drawing is not unlike the skill of speaking. You are trying to make a point. Help your language along visually, draw, talk and network here at the Library!


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 29
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Icon of the event Great Cities of Culture
Fri Jun 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join Martín Ramirez of the University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies in a cultural exploration of Buenos Aires,often described as the "Paris of South America" for its elegant architecture and its rich and vibrant c...

Icon of the event Romeo and / or Juliet: Ryan North at the Merril Collection
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Noted graphic novelist Ryan North will launch his new graphic novel Romeo and/or Juliet at the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, in the 3rd floor reading room on Saturday June 11, 7PM - 9:30PM.

Icon of the event The Twisted Ones: Wild Balloon Art
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Join Debbie and her balloons for a show that is packed with games, incredible balloon costumes, magic, cool music, and lots of wide smiles. The best part is when everyone learns how to make their very own balloon dog!...

Icon of the event Aga Khan Museum's
Tue Jul 05, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Catherine Graham, storyteller and poet, will tell tales inspired by the upcoming exhibit at the Aga Khan Museum, Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art....

Icon of the event First Story Walking Tour
Sat Jun 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Exploring the geography and ancestry of Indigenous Toronto, this guided walking tour takes you through contemporary neighbourhoods of our city rich with First Nations' history. Starting at Deer Park Branch and travelling sout...

Icon of the event Stratford Festival HD Production Screening: Antony and Cleopatra
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate the legacy of William Shakespeare during the quatercentenary year with a screening from the Stratford Festival....

Icon of the event First Story Walking Tour
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Exploring the geography and ancestry of Indigenous Toronto, this guided walking tour takes you through contemporary neighbourhoods of our city rich with First Nations? history. Starting at Lillian H. Smith Branch and finishin...

Icon of the event Bootleggers, Bookmakers and Brothels
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Kensington Market Historical Society presents "Bootleggers, Bookmakers and Brothels," a multimedia and performance event featuring:...

Icon of the event PA Day Movie: Ghostbusters (1984)
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Suit up for classic comedy!...