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Icon of the event Canada 250
Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Maurice Switzer, author of...

Icon of the event Caregiver Appreciation Day
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

In Partnership with Kwentong Bayan Collective, the Library will host an event for our caregivers to create postcards to send home and relax in a supportive environment. All caregivers are welcome to come discuss their experi...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program. Open to youth ages 9-12, this workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Icon of the event C.R.A.Z.Y. - watch Canada's greatest film!?
Fri Aug 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Director Jean-Marc Vallee, Quebecois son now lost to Hollywood, made this ambitious family dramedy back in 2005. It follows Zac, the 4th of 5 sons, as he grows up. Generally misunderstood, he is the creative and thoughtful so...

Icon of the event Family Movies
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

G Rated movies for the whole family....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Icon of the event Caribbean Folk Songs & Calypso
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Live music performances and stories reveal the Caribbean roots of the calypso art form and how the music spread to the world and to Canada....

Icon of the event Once upon a time in China - Chinese Movie Night
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This Martial Arts classic features Jet Li in a defining moment for Hong Kong movie-making and his career. Based on a 19th century struggle, Li plays master Wong Fei-Hung, who was enlisted to help ward off foreign encroachment...

Icon of the event The Hiss-story of Snakes
Mon Jul 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Get ready to slide and slither with snakes this Summer! Get your questions ready for expert David Kondo, as he brings along his expertise and the opportunity to meet a live snake at the library!...

Icon of the event Saturday afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a Feature Movie with the family or alone! Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the show. Space is limited, first-come, first-served.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 15
Sat Aug 19