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Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21 at the Library: The Sounds Around Us
Thu Feb 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Discover new music in strange places. How do we encounter sound and music in our own backyard? These playful deep listening exercises foster one?s own innate abilities to hear and cultivate your personal sonic environment....

Icon of the event Let's Draw
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Newcomers to Canada or to English looking to practice language and learn drawing techniques. Every week is a different lesson, all lessons involve using language in some way....

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 10
Thu Dec 01
Thu Jan 05
Thu Feb 02
Icon of the event I Am Rohingya
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

I Am Rohingya is a play that chronicles the harrowing Rohingya refugee experience from the perspective of Rohingya youth now living in Canada, taking the audience to Myanmar before the violence, through to the forced migratio...

Icon of the event Cultural Identities and Writing City Stories
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Who are the authors behind Toronto's stories of the past, present and future? Join panelists John Lorinc, Senior Editor of Spacing magazine, Arlene Chan, contributor to The Ward, Jael Richardson, founder of the Festival of Li...

Icon of the event Halloween Movie - What's New Scooby-Doo? Halloween Boos & Clues
Mon Oct 31, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc. gang are launched into the 21st century, with new mysteries to solve. The third volume from the new hit TV series includes four fun and spooky episodes for Halloween: VAMPIRE STRIKES BACK in w...

Icon of the event Teen Halloween Movie - Ghostbusters 2!
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring a friend and a snack and watch a movie on the big screen. Lillian will be showing a free screening of Ghostbuster 2. You've seen the original, you've seen the remake, but have you seen the sequel?...

Icon of the event Paper Arts
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Paper sculpting, paper creations, paper formations, paper as a medium, recycled paper, kirigami. Paper, paper everywhere, help us do something with it. We will meet on the last Friday of the month to explore our options and b...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 28
Fri Nov 25
Fri Dec 30
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

Bring an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Accessible Literary Speed Dating
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

Icon of the event Movie Night - Prisoners (2013)
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

How far would you go to protect your family? Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) is facing a parent's worst nightmare: his young daughter and her friend are missing, and panic has set in for both families as hours turn to days. Headi...