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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 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 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 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Éclipse Solaire
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Black Lights, Lego, K'nex, 3D Doodling, Sculpting and more!...

Icon of the event The Power of Your Voice
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

"The power of your voice" will explore the importance of self- expression and telling your stories. Randell Adjei, spoken word Edutainer and Artivist will discuss how youth can use their voices to make a difference in their w...

Icon of the event Storytelling with Diana Tso
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate Culture Days with renowned playwright and storyteller Diana Tso. Be enchanted by stories from around the world....

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 Sep 30
Fri Oct 28
Fri Nov 25
Icon of the event First Story Walking Tour
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Explore the geography and ancestry of Indigenous Toronto and the rich culture, traditions and contributions of First Nations to our city. This guided walking tour will explore areas surrounding Lillian H. Smith branch and the...

Icon of the event Movie Night - Blackfish
Fri Sep 23, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Killer whales are beloved majestic, friendly giants yet infamous for their capacity to kill viciously. BLACKFISH unravels the complexities of this dichotomy, employing the story of the notorious performing whale Tilikum, who ...