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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 HOZA! A Musical Journey
Tue Feb 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

HOZA! is an astounding musical journey of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African djembe drums. Participants will get to play a drum and feel the beat!...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Board Games
Fri Dec 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Drop in to the library and play a board game! All children welcome....

Icon of the event TEEN Anime Film Night: Princess Mononoke (1999)
Fri Nov 25, 2016 | 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Malvern

On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime....

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 Nov 25
Fri Dec 30
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! Space is limited, first-come, first-served.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 12
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 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 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 Creative Sparks: Teen Writing Workshop
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Creative Sparks is a workshop series designed to introduce youth to the craft of creative fiction, poetry, and non-fiction....

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 19
Sat Dec 03
Sat Dec 17