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Icon of the event First Nations Drumming
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us for drumming, singing and dancing in celebration of Aboriginal History Month. Presented by the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto.

Icon of the event Let's Draw
Thu Jun 01, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Drawing with oil sticks. A program for newcomer Seniors to have an opportunity to do something creative and practice English. Space is limited, please register by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event 21st Fantastic Pulp Show
Sat May 13, 2017 | All Day
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The 21st Fantastic Pulp Show, sponsored by the Friends of the Merril Collection, will take place in the basement of the Lillian Smith branch between 10AM and 5PM on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Collectible science fiction and fant...

Icon of the event Canadian Arabic Orchestra
Sat May 06, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for an afternoon of music with the Canadian Arabic Orchestra. All ages, registration not required.

Icon of the event Have Fun Songwriting
Thu May 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you always want to write your own song but didn't think it possible? Let's make it possible. Using basic rhymes, lyricism, and rhythmic beats, let's write a song. Maybe it'll be a love song or a political rant or a lul...

Icon of the event Lee Chang-Dong's
Mon May 01, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Presenting from the Criterion Collection, the Korean movie sensation featuring Cannes best actress winner Jeon Do-yeon. The movie will be accompanied by food featured from Korea. Please call 416-393-7746 to register.

Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Live in the Stacks: Tasseomancy and Castle If
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

"Ethereal dream-pop sisters Tasseomancy and electronic experimenter Castle If are Live in the Stacks of the Yorkville Branch for a free, all-ages concert....

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....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
Icon of the event B. Denham Jolly: In the Black: My Life
Fri Apr 07, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

In the Black: My Life traces B. Denham Jolly's personal and professional struggle for a place in a country where Black Canadians...