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Icon of the event Music Show with David Fox: A wilderness Adventure
Thu Jul 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a fun and interactive family concert with educator and musician David Fox!...

Icon of the event First Story Walking Tour
Sat Jun 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Exploring the geography and ancestry of Indigenous Toronto, this guided walking tour takes you through contemporary neighbourhoods of our city rich with First Nations' history. Starting at Deer Park Branch and travelling sout...

Icon of the event The Ojibway Storyteller
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Through the magic of the spoken word, drama and humour, Aaron Bell, The Ojibway Storyteller, shares the teachings and the culture of the First Nations people of Southern Ontario.

Icon of the event Summer Movie for Kids
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us on July 7 for a fun family movie on a big screen in the air-conditioned Palmerston Library Theatre. This is our first of special events throughout the summer, every Thursday afternoon!...

Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Whether you're an experienced gamer or just starting out, Evelyn Gregory's Teen Gaming Tournaments are sure to be a blast. Challenge your friends to a game of PlayStation and you might just make it on to our Gaming Wall of F...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 29
Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Name of the Tree
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Based on the book by Cecilia Lottridge, this Bantu tale follows a group of animals on their quest for food. Ages 5+. Free tickets are given out 30 minutes before the performance. Groups must book ahead.

Icon of the event Summer Movie for Kids
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us on August 4 for a fun family movie on a big screen in the air-conditioned Palmerston Library Theatre....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gibson House visits Centennial
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Centennial

Join costumed interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! These hands-on activities are available for everyone to come and play with at the library. Children will also be invited to make a...

Icon of the event Puppet Show
Thu Jul 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for our summer puppet show special "Mud Puddle" in Palmerston Library Theatre! Based on your favourite story by Robert Munsch....

Icon of the event Spring Book Sale
Mon Jun 13, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Browse for new favourites at our Spring Book Sale....