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Icon of the event Henna Design
Sat May 27, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library and get a free henna design on your hand. Children under 12 must have a parent/guardian present to receive a henna application.

Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Umbrella Thief
Thu May 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Someone or something keeps stealing umbrellas from Kiri Mama's Umbrella Stand. Find out who this thief is. Free tickets available 30 minutes before the performance.

Icon of the event Long Branch Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in for a lively discussion of popular books. A list of titles and copies of monthly selections are available at the branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 06
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Across Canada by Story
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In his 45-year career as what The Globe and Mail called 'a publishing icon' Doug Gibson knew them all. He worked with Alice Munro and with authors named MacLennan, Davies, Mitchell ... and politicians named Trudeau, Mulroney ...

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 Saturday Family Movies: Finding Dory & The BFG
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us in the auditorium Saturday afternoons from 2-4 pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 18
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Mystic Drumz
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

A hands-on drum circle full of music and rhythm. Each participant receives an instrument and instructions on how to play it.

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds - A Physical Arts Camp
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program. Open to youth ages 9-12, this workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity. Working with professional dancers, mu...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds - A Physical Arts Camp
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program. Open to youth ages 9-12, this workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity. Working with professional dancers, mu...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 13
Tue Mar 14
Wed Mar 15
Thu Mar 16
Fri Mar 17