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Icon of the event The Search for Richard III: England's Lost King
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In 2012 the world's attention was suddenly focused on a small city in the middle of England. After years of research, hard work and fundraising, an archaeological dig was about to begin. The man in charge of the dig was looki...

Icon of the event Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! A Musical with Puppets
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Soli and Rob present "Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!" - a musical with puppets....

Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation examines some of the highlights of the Archives of Ontario's extensive photograph collections, and explains how these records are managed and preserved. It showcases photographs produced by Ontario governmen...

Icon of the event Caribbean Folk Songs & Calypso
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Live music performances and stories reveal the Caribbean roots of the calypso art form and how the music spread to the world and to Canada....

Icon of the event The Hiss-story of Snakes
Mon Jul 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Get ready to slide and slither with snakes this Summer! Get your questions ready for expert David Kondo, as he brings along his expertise and the opportunity to meet a live snake at the library!...

Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Monday Night Movies in the Summer
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Join us for great movies. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch for information about upcoming titles.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Mon Aug 14
Icon of the event Summer Family Movies
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us for four summer family movies in the air-conditioned Palmerston Library Theatre! Titles to be confirmed later....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Thu Aug 10
Icon of the event Creative Movement for Preschoolers
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Join us for a fun movement class for young ones. Be prepared to use your imagination and move around the room! Comfortable clothing and socks are a must....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event The Sleeping Beauty: Puppet Show & Craft
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Wychwood

Presented by Ballet-let's talk about it! this music filled puppet show follows the plot of the ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, pairing the familiar tale with Tchaikovsky's especially composed score. The program will end with a s...