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Icon of the event The Search for Richard III: England's Lost King
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In 2012 the world's attention was suddenly focused on a small city in the middle of England. After years of research, hard work and fundraising, an archaeological dig was about to begin. The man in charge of the dig was looki...

Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation examines some of the highlights of the Archives of Ontario's extensive photograph collections, and explains how these records are managed and preserved. It showcases photographs produced by Ontario governmen...

Icon of the event The Red White and Wow Magic Show
Thu Aug 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Join magician Owen Anderson for an afternoon of TD Summer Reading Magical Fun. Ages 4 and up. Free tickets available 30 minutes before performance. Groups must call ahead.

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Film Afternoon
Thu Aug 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Join us for a laid back afternoon with a summertime film. Ages 4 and up. Groups must call ahead.

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 Jul 25
Icon of the event Stories from Canada's Past
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Join resident storyteller, Neil Marlow, with the retelling of some favourite Canadian Stories....

Icon of the event Puppet Show: A boy and his frog
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Join in the antics when a boy loses his dog in the swamp, then meets a frog who helps him rescue his dog from evil swamp brothers. Ages 4 and up. Free tickets available 30 minutes before performance. Groups must call ahead.

Icon of the event Kids Summer Film Night
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Enjoy a Summer Evening Film at your local library. Bring your own film snacks and refreshment, we'll supply the popcorn. Ages 6 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 11
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 22
Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Creativity from the Stacks
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

East End Writers' Group members present poetry and prose readings, music, photography, and a comedy skit. Reception, books, and a sample writing critique led by Gia Petec. Co-hosts Sharon A. Crawford and Nishe Catherine. An E...