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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 Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn how to shape your mementos and stories into a digital exhibit and explore the library's collections while helping researchers from the University of Toronto to design Show and Tell programming....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
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 Jun 01
Wed Jul 06
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Rainbow Jazz Quartet
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

The Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library program brings you the Rainbow Jazz Quartet. Come enjoy an evening of light Jazz in the Library.

Icon of the event Cold Porcelain Tutorial for Seniors
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

An easy way to take up sculpture, Cold Porcelain makes beautiful objects in fine detail with no kiln required. Come with an idea in mind and make it three dimensional. Space is limited so please register by calling 416-393-...

Icon of the event Discover Special Collections: Frank R. Paul, Amazing Science Fiction Artist
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril staff will discuss science fiction artist Frank R. Paul, showing examples of his work, placing his art in the context of the pulp magazines.

Icon of the event Book Sale
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | All Day
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Come check out Evelyn Gregory's annual Book Sale. Browse from a wide range of previously-loved books and pick up your favourites for just a buck or two! Book Sale runs from 11:00am until 3:00pm.

Icon of the event First Story Walking Tour
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Exploring the geography and ancestry of Indigenous Toronto, this guided walking tour takes you through contemporary neighbourhoods of our city rich with First NationsÂ’ history. Starting at Lillian H. Smith Branch and finishin...

Icon of the event Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale
Mon Jun 06, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A Womb with a View: How Margaret Atwood's Uncanny Vision Anticipated Our Current Battles Over Women's Bodies....

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 Jun 08
Wed Jun 22