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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
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 Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us on the 4th Monday of every month for an afternoon at the movies. Registration not required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 28
Mon Dec 26
Icon of the event Family Time: Halloween
Mon Oct 31, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Little witches, ghosts, and goblins are invited to come to the library dressed in their costumes for some Halloween stories and a fun craft! For children ages 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.

Icon of the event Halloween Howl
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Come in costume ready to scare up a "howling good time"! Shiver to scary stories, go on a pumpkin hunt and make your very own batty headband! For families with children ages 6 and up.

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 MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Malvern branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Did you know that clay is a type of soil? You can find it in many places, usually along a river bank or in a stream. Have fun working with our ceramic artists and make a miniature canoe and paddle out of clay. For children 5...

Icon of the event The Gods of Asgard
Sat Oct 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Calling all inhabitants of Midgard, Asgard, and Jotunheim, especially those fans of the "Magnus Chase" series! Join us in fun and games in celebration of the new book, "Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor". Learn about Norse ...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Looking for something to do on your P.A. Day? Come and watch a fun movie at the library! We will be watching "How to Train Your Dragon 2". This movie is rated PG. No registration required. Groups must call ahead to check spac...

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