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Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie!
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day with us. Enjoy a feature movie! Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the showtime. Space is limited.First come, first- Served.

Icon of the event First Nations Drumming
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us for drumming, singing and dancing in celebration of Aboriginal History Month. Presented by the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto.

Icon of the event Nifty Frum Friends Presents: Socrates Cafe @ Barbara Frum with Harry Mingail
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Socrates Cafe...

Icon of the event North American Jules Verne Society Conference
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | All Day
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The North American Jules Verne Society Conference: attendees will present papers relating to Jules Verne: science fiction, steampunk, and given the anniversary, the historical understanding of the region, which Verne encount...

Icon of the event Puppet Show
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 4-12 years old will enjoy a puppet show presented by the library staff, based on the children's favourite "Paper Bag Princess".Registration begins May 10th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979

Icon of the event North American Jules Verne Society Conference
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | All Day
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The North American Jules Verne Society Conference: attendees will present papers relating to Jules Verne: science fiction, steampunk, and given the anniversary, the historical understanding of the region which Verne encounter...

Icon of the event Let's Draw
Thu Jun 01, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Drawing with oil sticks. A program for newcomer Seniors to have an opportunity to do something creative and practice English. Space is limited, please register by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Bharatanatyam - Indian classical dance
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library and enjoy performance of the oldest and purest form of Indian Classical dance? Bharatanatyam. Registration begins April 22. Register in person of by calling 416-396-8979. Space is...

Icon of the event Wayang Kulit / Javanese Puppet Show
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Renown for its elaborate puppets and complex music style this form of storytelling originated on the island of Java, Indonesia. Wayang is a Javanese word for shadow puppet theatre, sometimes the puppet itself is referred to a...

Icon of the event 21st Fantastic Pulp Show
Sat May 13, 2017 | All Day
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The 21st Fantastic Pulp Show, sponsored by the Friends of the Merril Collection, will take place in the basement of the Lillian Smith branch between 10AM and 5PM on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Collectible science fiction and fant...