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Icon of the event Friday Movie Nights
Ongoing event running from Fri Oct 02, 2015 - Fri Dec 30, 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 Discover Special Collections:  Arkham House
Sat Jun 25, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will talk about the history of this specialty press and the place it plays in the science fiction and fantasy community.

Icon of the event Discover Special Collections: the art of Jack Gaughan
Sat Jul 02, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will discuss the art of award-winning science fiction artist Jack Gaughan, showing examples of his work.

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library (in Cantonese)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Share a story - Make a connection...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
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 Jul 06
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Let's Draw
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm 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:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event Payadora Tango Ensemble
Fri Jul 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

The Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library brings you the Payadora Tango Ensemble. Founded in 2013, Payadora Tango Ensemble has quickly become one of Toronto's most vibrant and sought-after acts. Payadora perfo...

Icon of the event Discover Special Collections:  Ballantine Fantasy Series
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will discuss the impact of Ballantine's publication of long out of print fantasy titles on the sf publishing field as a whole, showing examples of the series.

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 Jul 13
Wed Aug 10
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 12
Icon of the event Summer Movie: Spectre
Fri Jul 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Spectre (PG-13)...