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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. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Illustrating Children's Books
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Aries Chung presents an overview of the process of illustrating a children's book from initial ideas to the production of ?camera-ready? artwork. Basic art theories and visual psychology will be discussed. Hands-on exercises ...

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Andrew
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Andrew "Too Tall" Queen: A Pocketful of Tune Tales: The Campfire Crew sing their hearts out while drawing on audience participation to bring Fairy tales to life. Groups are required to register by calling the branch at 416-39...

Icon of the event Everybody's Free: A Performance by the Toronto Children's Concert Choir
Thu Feb 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

In celebration of Black History Month, The Toronto Children's Concert Choir & Performing Arts Company presents excerpts from "Everybody's Free" a cultural presentation which features various Gospel and Inspirational choral, d...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 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 the 2016 live action version of Disney's "The Jungle Book". This movie is rated PG. No registration required. Groups...

Icon of the event Chinese Ink Painting
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the technique of Chinese Ink Painting, a growing trend in the art market and a traditional art form still popular today....

Icon of the event Let's Draw
4:00 pm - 5:00 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 Feb 02
Thu Mar 02
Icon of the event Play Reading
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Everyone takes a part and reads along. For information call 416-393-7660.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Icon of the event Poetry Saved Our Lives
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Join award winning spoken word champion, Ian Keteku, as he leads a spoken word workshop this fall. The workshop will provide youth with mentorship and artistic development opportunities, while allowing them to showcase their ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 27