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Icon of the event Nightmare before Christmas
Fri Dec 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Celebrate the holiday season with a great Tim Burton movie. Bored with Halloween, Jack Skellington stumbles onto Christmastown. It is perfect for his kind of scary mayhem. He plots to kidnap Santa Claus and take over. But Jac...

Icon of the event Bestiaire - A Great Canadian Film!
Fri Nov 24, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bestiaire is a critically acclaimed Quebecois avant-garde nature documentary directed by Denis Côté. A meditation on the relationships between animals and people through the seasons at a Quebec safari park. This work about th...

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 I killed my mother - A Great Canadian Film!
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The film beautifully captures the anxieties of a mother-son relationship. While he gauges her with contempt, only seeing her out-of-date sweater and kitschy decor, the ingrained mechanisms (i.e. manipulation and guilt) of the...

Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy: The Art of Virtue
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Explore the Art of Virtue through a hands-on meditative experience with Chinese calligraphy. This workshop focuses on expressing harmony and beauty, a practice that can be carried through to all aspects of life. All levels a...

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 The Odin String Quartet
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Join us for an interactive performance of various genres and musical styles with members of The Odin String Quartet....

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

Icon of the event The Triplets of Belleville - A Great Canadian Film!
Fri Sep 22, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This NFB animated film is packed and fun for the whole family. A bicyclist is kidnapped from the Tour de France by mysterious gangsters; his grandmother travels to the city of Belleville where she tracks him down with the hel...

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


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