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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 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 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 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 Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Icon of the event C.R.A.Z.Y. - watch Canada's greatest film!?
Fri Aug 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Director Jean-Marc Vallee, Quebecois son now lost to Hollywood, made this ambitious family dramedy back in 2005. It follows Zac, the 4th of 5 sons, as he grows up. Generally misunderstood, he is the creative and thoughtful so...

Icon of the event Make a Film in a Day with TIFF
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

This workshop encourages students to experience the art of filmmaking first-hand. Working collaboratively under the guidance of TIFF's pros, they will write, pitch and shoot a short film....

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 Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Once upon a time in China - Chinese Movie Night
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This Martial Arts classic features Jet Li in a defining moment for Hong Kong movie-making and his career. Based on a 19th century struggle, Li plays master Wong Fei-Hung, who was enlisted to help ward off foreign encroachment...

Icon of the event Comics/Komiks Meet-Up
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Presented by the Toronto Public Library in partnership with Kwentong Bayan Collective (www.lcpcomicbook.com), a regular workspace for those wishing to network, create and bring their comics/komiks to completion. Some materia...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21