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Icon of the event Father's Day Make 'n' Take
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Black Creek

Join us for a fun craft for Father's Day. Ages 6-12

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movies at Palmerston Library Theatre
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a new family movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. All are welcome. Camps and daycares please call ahead to register your group....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
Icon of the event Visions of Turtle Island
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Richview

Tribal Vision Dance presents a vibrant, fun, and high energy multimedia performance with world champion singers and dancers in Powwow & Haudenosaunee styles. All dances and regalia are described for your information as well a...

Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Author
Wed May 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Meet Leslie Shimotakahara, author of After the Bloom, the story of a daughter's search for her missing mother which in turn reveals her family's past in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War.

Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship: Katori Shinto Ryu
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

A demonstration and lecture by members of Toronto Kenjutsu, a group devoted to the ancient art of the Japanese sword. The style called "Katori Shinto Ryu" is one of the oldest extant martial arts in the world, designated as a...

Icon of the event Mother's Day Make 'n' Take
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Black Creek

Come and make a fun craft for Mother's Day. Ages 6-12.

Icon of the event Chinese Folktales with Bernice Gei-ying Hune
Thu May 11, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Richview

Born in Toronto, Bernice Gei-ying Hune heard songs and stories in Cantonese that created a magical world of rich traditions. Join us as Bernice brings that tradition alive through her telling of "The Magic Paint Brush," "Gho...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Sanderson
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Have fun working with our ceramic artists and make a miniature canoe and paddle out of clay. Contact the branch for registration info.

Icon of the event Canadian Arabic Orchestra
Sat May 06, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for an afternoon of music with the Canadian Arabic Orchestra. All ages, registration not required.

Icon of the event Earth Day Celebration
Sat Apr 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Celebrate Earth Day at Malvern Library. See a live worm bin in action and learn about the benefits of vermicomposting, indoor composting with worms. Learn how to help "at risk" pollinators like Monarch butterflies and honeybe...