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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 @ Palmerston Theatre
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a movie during March Break on the big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre. Title to be confirmed at a later date....

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 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

In this talk, Spoken Word Artist, Dwayne Morgan, shares how he came to...

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...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Sat Mar 04
Sat Mar 11
Icon of the event From Skin to Steel and Beyond - The History of Steelpan
Thu Feb 02, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Sanderson

Joy Lapps presents a general understanding of steelpan, its history and its present cultural and social contributions to communities throughout the world and locally....