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Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Kung Jaadee
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Riverdale

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Heidi Dahlsveen
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Charlotte Blake Alston
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event March Break Movie: The Secret Life of Pets
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy our March Break movie selection on a big screen in Palmerston Library Theatre....

Icon of the event Carnival Spice Presents
Fri Feb 24, 2017 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Riverdale

An energetic performance that will highlight African, Caribbean and Hip Hop culture through dance, signature costume pieces and props. Through spoken-word dialogue, the historical significance of each culture will also be des...

Icon of the event Black History Film Night - The Ninth Floor
Thu Feb 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Riverdale

The National Film Board presents: Ninth Floor...

Icon of the event Gumboots Workshop
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Gumboots is a rhythmic, dynamic dance originating from South Africa, and requires the use of rubber boots. A first influence of Stomp dance, the body becomes the musical instrument. Fun guaranteed with Just Aissi, choreograph...

Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21 at the Library: The Sounds Around Us
Thu Feb 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Discover new music in strange places. How do we encounter sound and music in our own backyard? These playful deep listening exercises foster one's own innate abilities to hear and cultivate your personal sonic environment....

Icon of the event Spoken word artist Dwayne Morgan: Living a life of passion
Wed Feb 08, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Dwayne Morgan is a Jamaican-Canadian Spoken Word Artist, Poet, Speaker, Social Entrepreneur. In this talk he will share how he came to poetry, and how it changed his life, taking him from a shy kid, to an artist performing in...

Icon of the event Korean Conversation Circle at Palmerston
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Are you interested in enhancing Korean language skills? Our program's interest is to maximize every participant?s engagement and experience in Korean language by managing one on one individual based conversation with native K...


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