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Icon of the event Winter Break Holiday Movie
Thu Dec 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Bring the entire family for an afternoon at the movies - on a big screen at Palmerston Library Theatre. Drop-in, no registration....

Icon of the event Cartooning and Comics Workshop With Tim Comrie (Age 8-12)
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a free workshop on Cartooning and Comics basics with grahic artist Tim Comrie....

Icon of the event Music and Movement for Kids (Ages 2-6)
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join Palmerston staff for a series of four Monday afternoon sessions of Music and Movement for Kids - enjoy songs, dance and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as languag...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 14
Mon Nov 21
Mon Nov 28
Mon Dec 05
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Steeles branch
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

Icon of the event Heritage Trees: Preserving our Natural Roots
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Edith George presents Heritage Trees: Preserving our Natural Roots. What is a Heritage Tree? Why is it important to protect them? Learn how a tree can be designated using the toolkit produced by the Ontario Heritage Tree Alli...

Icon of the event Family Time: Halloween
Mon Oct 31, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Little witches, ghosts, and goblins are invited to come to the library dressed in their costumes for some Halloween stories and a fun craft! For children ages 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.

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

Join us on the 4th Monday of every month for an afternoon at the movies. Registration not required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 28
Mon Dec 26
Icon of the event Palmerston Poetry and Music Salons
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us in the beautiful Palmerston Library Theatre for our monthly Poetry and Music Salons, hosted by local poet and artist Brenda Clews on the last Saturday of the month, 2-4pm. All are welcome for this free event. The salo...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 29
Sat Nov 26
Icon of the event Halloween Howl
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Come in costume ready to scare up a "howling good time"! Shiver to scary stories, go on a pumpkin hunt and make your very own batty headband! For families with children ages 6 and up.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Spadina Museum visits Evelyn Gregory branch
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Discover 1920s Toronto! Using objects from the collection, staff of Spadina Museum will guide you through an exploration of this interesting time in our history. Drop-in.