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Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

Join us on Monday afternoons to watch a selection of great movies for the whole family to enjoy. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch for a list of movie titles.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 27
Icon of the event Puppet Show
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Welcome back to school with our staff puppet show "The Monkey and the Crocodile" performed at Palmerston Library Theatre. Based on an ancient tale from India....

Icon of the event Meals on a Budget
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
York Woods

Come join us learn how to prepare meals on a budget. Presented by the Kitchen Library, participants will learn ways to cut down on grocery bills. Find out how to shop for deals, use all parts of food to minimize waste, prepar...

Icon of the event Ubuntu Drumming and Theater
Fri Sep 25, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
York Woods

Join us for Culture days this year and experience new cultures and tradition. Everyone is welcome!...

Icon of the event West African Dance Class
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Take a journey with Coco in this interactive dance class to engage in the reciprocal relationship of the body with rhythms of the "dunun" - West African drum. All ages and all levels welcome. Drop in....

Icon of the event Anyone Can Learn to Draw (Yes, that  Means YOU)
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

Three short, easy lessons will give you the tools you need to begin expressing yourself through drawing. Drawing materials, animal skulls and other oddities, encouragement, and handouts for every lesson will be provided. 3 ho...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library: West African Dance Class with Coco Murray
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Palmerston

An interactive one-hour dance class to live traditional drumming, focusing on beginner technique. Take a journey with Coco to engage in the reciprocal relationship of the body with rhythms of the "dunun" - West African drum. ...

Icon of the event Storytelling through Radio Drama
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Produce, write, perform and record podcasts about local stories with directors Laura Mullin, Chris Tolly, and Gregory Sinclair, former Director of Radio Drama for the CBC....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 05
Wed Oct 07
Mon Oct 12
Wed Oct 14
Mon Oct 19
Icon of the event Suzy Lake
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Suzy Lake's retrospective at the Art Gallery of Ontario was one of the highlights of this year. Hear the groundbreaking artist, performer and photographer discuss her career spanning five decades of work....

Icon of the event LSP Celebration 2015
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) program. Learn about newcomer services and programs. Enjoy a special presentation and performance by Portuguese-Canadian musician Nuno Cristo. Refreshments will be...