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Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day watching a special movie at the library. Free tickets will be distributed 15 min. before the movie. Space is limited and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Icon of the event LSP Week 2017 Film Fest
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

Parkdale Library celebrates Canada by projector!...

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 While he gauges her with contempt, only seeing her out-of-date sweater and kitschy decor, the ingrained mechanisms (i.e. manipulation and guilt) of the...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 Islamic Heritage Month Storytelling Event
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Stories can take you to far away places and show that even though we come from different places our hearts are not that different after all! Join Award-winning author and storyteller Rukhsana Khan, on a story tour of Baghdad,...

Icon of the event Writing the City Teen Workshop
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Led by writer/community artist Lindsay Zier-Vogel this eight week series for teen writers will workshop finding your creative voice, inspired by our community, Parkdale. Funded by Ontario Arts Council....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 02
Icon of the event Writing the City -  Adult Workshop
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Led by writer/community artist Lindsay Zier-Vogel, this eight week series for adult writers will workshop finding your creative voice, inspired by our community, Parkdale. Funded by Ontario Arts Council. Pre-register at Parkd...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 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 Writing the City
Sat Sep 23, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Write a Love Letter to Parkdale. Seal it, then leave it somewhere in the community where someone will find it and read it. Or just take it home to read yourself. The Love Letter events introduce the upcoming writer's worksho...

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...