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Icon of the event Painting
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn to paint using different mediums and techniques. Drop in space for the first 20 people. A different technique will be highlighted every week.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 09
Icon of the event Blade Runner - director's cut
Fri Jan 12, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Blade Runner Deckard prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century to track down and eliminate 'replicants' who are all but indistinguishable from humans. His world becomes more complicated when he falls in love wit...

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 Aabiziingwashi(#WideAwake) Community Film Screening:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

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Icon of the event The Odin String Quartet
Fri Dec 08, 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, including some holiday pieces. No registration required.

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 Cold Porcelain Ornament Workshop
Thu Nov 23, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Make an ornament out of cold porcelain before the holiday season. Have a unique gift to share that you can take home to decorate and personalize....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Spadina
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Hear the stories behind the shoes. Make your own shoe-shaped magnet. Contact the branch for more info.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Yorkville
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Yorkville

Hear the stories behind the shoes. Make your own shoe-shaped magnet. Contact the branch for more info.

Icon of the event Day of Puppetry
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The Ontario Puppetry Association and the Lillian H. Smith Public Library present a special day of puppet activities for kids and adults. Meet professional puppeteers, see live performances and participate in a puppet workshop...