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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 Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Comics/Komiks Meet-Up
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A regular workspace for those wishing to network, create and bring their comics/komiks to completion. Some materials will be provided by the library but please bring your own equipment and a sample of your work or work in pr...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 24
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
Mon Aug 28
Mon Sep 11
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 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 While he gauges her with contempt, only seeing her out-of-date sweater and kitschy decor, the ingrained mechanisms (i.e. manipulation and guilt) of the...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 Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter, An Exhibit Overview & Book Discussion
Tue Aug 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

In partnership with The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre, enjoy a presentation of their featured exhibition, Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter and a book discussion of Mordecai Richler's Son ...

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 Once upon a time in China - Chinese Movie Night
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This Martial Arts classic features Jet Li in a defining moment for Hong Kong movie-making and his career. Based on a 19th century struggle, Li plays master Wong Fei-Hung, who was enlisted to help ward off foreign encroachment...

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 Harp Music and Storytelling with Martha Lawrance - FULL
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a harp circle and storytelling session with Martha Lawrance. Children will have the opportunity to try out some mini harps and other rhythm instruments....

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...