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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 Teen Tech Half Day Event
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

This is a special event for teens that will include 3D printing, a maker craft, a magic show, games and refreshments. Ages 13-19. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Watercolour and Mixed Media Art for Teens
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Discover fun and fascinating methods in watercolour painting. Learn simple to understand techniques to create unique decorative papers that can be incorporated into collage and mixed media works of art....

Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21 at the Library: Found Sounds
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Compose and perform your very own piece of music with everyday objects. This free workshop led by Soundstreams musicians invites people of all ages to explore communal rhythms and musical improvisation ? it can be as simple a...

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 Uncensored Writing Workshop
Wed Mar 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Fiction is a dream or a nightmare, an idea - a device that allows the writer to vent, analyze, reflect, entertain, construct or deconstruct, possibly even to effect change. To celebrate our freedom to write, uncensored, works...

Icon of the event Ciné-Club Français
Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

La bibliothèque vous invite à profiter du bon film, L'élève Ducobu. Le film sera suivi d'une discussion. Sous-titres en français sera disponibles....

Icon of the event #BlackLivesMatter
Fri Feb 10, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: York Woods

A candid discussion on the achievements of Toronto's Black communities, the Black Lives Matter movement and race-relations in Canada. With journalist Desmond Cole, civil rights lawyer and activist Anthony Morgan and Black Liv...

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 HOZA! A Musical Journey
Tue Feb 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

HOZA! is an astounding musical journey of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African djembe drums. Participants will get to play a drum and feel the beat!...