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Icon of the event Palmerston Poetry and Music June Salon
Mon Jun 27, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Palmerston Library presents the Poetry and Music Salon hosted by local poet and artist Brenda Clews....

Icon of the event Discover Special Collections:  Arkham House
Sat Jun 25, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will talk about the history of this specialty press and the place it plays in the science fiction and fantasy community.

Icon of the event Summer Musical Memories
Sat Jun 25, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Don Mills

Join Karen Gray for a musical presentation for the whole family, featuring beloved favourites and action-filled selections to keep you tappin' and clappin'. For children of all ages....

Icon of the event Women & Trans Literary Speed Dating
Fri Jun 24, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other women and trans folks who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates and friends in one evening, with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given ...

Icon of the event The Power of the Portrait: A Panel Discussion with Toronto Star Photographers
Thu Jun 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Star photographers Steve Russell, Melissa Renwick, and Tony Bock discuss how to capture a compelling portrait. Moderated by Richard Lautens....

Icon of the event Indigenous Legends & Stories: Film Night
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us in celebrating Aboriginal History Month! We will be showing 8 short movies from the National Film Board of Canada.From animation to 3D modelling, Mi'gmaq traditions to Inuit language, these family-friendly films prese...

Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytimes Monthly Specials
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us once a month on a Saturday morning for stories, crafts, songs and rhymes for the whole family! No registration required....

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 18
Icon of the event Discover Special Collections: Steampunk in science fiction and fantasy
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will discuss steampunk as it first appeared in science fiction and fantasy, and identify significant titles in science fiction and fantasy which will appeal to people who enjoy the neo-Victorian moveme...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance
Fri Jun 17, 2016 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn basic ways you can keep your bike road-ready this summer. Learn to spot simple issues that affect how your bike operates, such as how to keep your chain running smoothly, how to properly inflate your tires, and more. ...

Icon of the event Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands
Fri Jun 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Leslie Fernandes, past president of the Don Mills Camera Club, as he takes us on a pictographic, vocal, and musical cultural travelogue of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.