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Icon of the event Let's Draw
10:00 am - 11:30 am 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:
Mon Aug 29
Icon of the event Strings Attached Orchestra Chamber Group
Fri Jul 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

The Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library brings you Strings Attached Orchestra Chamber Group. Enjoy an assortment of music from the 17th to the 21st century. Popular music, Jazz and the Classics. All are welc...

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 Summer Movie Series
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

If you're a movie buff interested in all the latest films, join us at the Lillian H. Smith branch every third Friday of the month from June to August for our Summer Movie Series. Titles TBA. All welcome, but please note film ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 17
Fri Jul 15
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Native Hand Drumming & Singing with Aqua Nibii Waawaaskone
Wed Jun 15, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

The Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending library program invites you to enjoy a beautiful mix of traditional and contemporary hand drum music with singer~songwriter and storyteller, Aqua Nibii Waawaaskone. She honour...

Icon of the event To the Beat of the Drum
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Wayne Moberly shares First Nations songs and explains the importance and tradition of the drum in Indigenous culture.

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 Nations? history. Starting at Lillian H. Smith Branch and finishin...

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 The Ojibway Storyteller
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Through the magic of the spoken word, drama and humour, Aaron Bell, The Ojibway Storyteller, shares the teachings and the culture of the First Nations people of Southern Ontario.

Icon of the event Sitar and Tabla recital presented by Raag-Mala Toronto
Wed May 25, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

The Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library program brings you Raag-Mala Toronto. Also part of Asian heritage month, come enjoy a Sitar lecture and demonstration with Neeraj Prem on Sitar and Ed Hanley on Tabla.