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Icon of the event Macbeth: A Late Shakespeare and Early Verdi Masterpiece
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm

When asked to compose a "super-natural" opera, Verdi was inspired by the witches and ghosts of ancient Scotland. Opera expert Iain Scott discusses Macbeth, perhaps Shakespeare's shortest and most compact play, ideal for one o...

Icon of the event Tea & Teen Books
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Looking for your next great teen read? Join us for a cup of tea and a lively presentation of teen books. Bring friends and share your favourite teen books! Drop-in. For all ages. Presented by the Runnymede Branch Youth Adviso...

Icon of the event Movie Screening: The Tale of Despereaux
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Annette Street

Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an...

Icon of the event PA Days Free Family Movies at Palmerston Library Theatre
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below

Enjoy a new family movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. All are welcome....

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 22
Sat Feb 13
Icon of the event Monthly Movie Night at Palmerston Library Theatre
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below

Watch a free monthly movie on a big screen in our comfortable and accessible Palmerston Library Theatre - enjoy a carefully selected new title. Once a month on a Thursday night at 6:00pm. All are welcome. For more information...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 10
Thu Jan 21
Thu Feb 18
Thu Mar 24
Icon of the event The Penguin Holiday Show - Puppet Show
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Annette Street

There's a penguin at the puppet show! How do we get him to...

Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytimes Monthly Specials
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below

Join us once a month on a Saturday morning for stories, crafts, songs and rhymes for the whole family! No registration required....

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 16
Sat Feb 13
Icon of the event Festive Music and Seasonal Readings with Rev.Tim Elliott and Judy Maddren
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Deer Park

Join the fabulous duo Rev. Tim Elliott and former CBC radio host Judy Maddren for a taste of the season. Sing along with musician Tim Elliott on the keyboard and listen to Judy Maddren reading excerpts from seasonal fare.

Icon of the event Movie Night
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Join us for free screenings of the great movies presented by...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 16
Wed Jan 20
Wed Feb 17
Wed Mar 16
Icon of the event Meet Franklin the Turtle: Storytime and Mascot Visit
Fri Dec 04, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a very special Franklin the Turtle storytime for all children and their families. Meet our mascot guest Franklin who will visit us from The City of Toronto Franklin Children's Garden!...