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Icon of the event Friday Movie Nights
Ongoing event running from Fri Oct 02, 2015 - Fri Jun 24, 2016
Location: Parkdale

Come out and watch a free movie at Parkdale library every Friday evening. Drop in, no registration required. Call the Parkdale Branch for movie titles, dates and times 416-393-7686

Icon of the event Movie Night: BROOKLYN
Fri Apr 29, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Relax and enjoy a free movie at the library. This program is drop-in; no registration required. Don't forget to bring a snack!...

Icon of the event What is our Role? Artists in Academia and the Post-Knowledge Economy
Sat Apr 30, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Research-creation. Practice-led research. Arts-based research. These are some of the terms being deployed within the academy to frame the ways in which practitioners are contributing to the production and dissemination of kno...

Icon of the event Toronto Poetry Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Join us in discovering poetry. All are welcome who are interested in learning about, sharing and discussing diverse collections of poetry. This is not a writer's circle. Come prepared to share a favorite poem....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jul 06
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event SHHHHH!
Fri May 06, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

The Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library brings you SHHHHH! Three of Toronto's loudest perform 20 minute acoustic sets, revealing their softer sides.

Icon of the event 20th Fantastic Pulp Show
Sat May 07, 2016 | All Day
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The Friends of the Merril Collection present the 20th Fantastic Pulp Show, in the lower level of the Lillian Smith branch. Golden age pulp magazines and paperbacks from the 1920s-1950s will be available for purchase, and ther...

Icon of the event SHHHHH!: Day 2
Sat May 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

The Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library brings you SHHHHH!: Day 2. Contradictory to the name, come and enjoy some Loud experimental musical sets in the Parkdale Branch Auditorium. Local Toronto bands like

Icon of the event Vinyl 101:  Everything you Ever Wanted to Know about Records
Wed May 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Vinyl is back, and this event will unpack the vinyl boom for music lovers. Award winning producer and record spinner DJ Agile and guests will breakdown the basics of vinyl appreciation, listening and collecting, with music ga...

Icon of the event Beginner Ukulele Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to the ukulele? Interested in jamming with other newbies? Join our beginner ukulele club. Explore chords, strumming patterns, learn easy songs, and have fun!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 22
Icon of the event Basic Music Theory for Everyone
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Have you always wanted to learn how to read music and understand the basics of navigating music? Basic music theory is for everyone! Learn how to read music clefs (treble and bass) and all about scales, from major to minor an...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 22