Ashdale Events at the Gerrard-Ashdale Library — November 2013 Issue‏

At the Gerrard-Ashdale Library, Gerrard East at Ashdale Avenue

FEATURED PROGRAMS

Thursday, Nov. 7, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Kamal Al-Solaylee’s Intolerable: a memoir of extremes.
Nominated for the 2013 Toronto Book Award, Intolerable: a memoir of extremes is part memoir of an Arab family trapped in the turmoil of Middle Eastern politics, part coming-out narrative and part cultural analysis. Intolerable covers the last 50 years and recounts the story of Al-Solaylee’s family as they moved from Aden, to Beirut, to Cairo and then to Sana’a, Yemen. An author talk you do not want to miss out on.

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
LIFE AS WE KNOW IT
Filmmaker / Visual Humourist Cameron Tingley
presents his short films and shares his observations of modern society. LIFE AS WE KNOW IT steps back from the hubbub of daily life to look at modern society with fresh eyes.

ADULT PROGRAMS

Wednesdays, Nov. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Craft Connections
Need a break? Drop in and meet a group of craft people who teach and learn from each other. Bring a project that you are working on or pick up a new craft in a friendly environment. Group projects for charities are possible and make others lives a little brighter.

Saturdays, from Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Adult Chess Club (For ages 13 and up)
Play casual chess.

Alternate Saturdays, Nov. 2, 16 & 30, 10:30 a.m. to Noon.
Gerrard Ashdale Writers Group
Drop by and meet others at this community writers group.

Thursdays, Nov. 28, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Gerrard Ashdale Book Club
If you enjoy reading a range of literature and talking to others about books, this group is for you.
Nov. 28: Loving Frank by Nancy Horan

TEEN PROGRAMS

Friday Nov. 29, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Youth Advisory Group (YAG),
Registration required. Youth Volunteers needed.
Make friends and earn volunteer hours while helping us to create a better library for youth in the community.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Fridays, Nov. 15, 22, 29, Dec. 6, 13, 20, 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Preschool Time (For ages 3 – 5)
Drop in, no registration required.
Stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents or caregivers.

***For more information call: 416-393-7717 or e-mail ashdale.events@gmail.com

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