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Icon of the event Strangers Among Us
Fri Sep 16, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Meet the authors and editor of the Canadian science fiction and fantasy anthology Strangers Among Us. The anthology deals with the issue of mental health, placed in the context of science fiction and fantasy.

Icon of the event Let's Draw
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The skill of drawing is not unlike the skill of speaking. You are trying to make a point. Help your language along visually, draw, talk and network here at the Library!


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 29
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating
Fri Aug 19, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Name of the Tree
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Based on the book by Cecilia Lottridge, this Bantu tale follows a group of animals on their quest for food. Ages 5+. Free tickets are given out 30 minutes before the performance. Groups must book ahead.

Icon of the event Discover Special Collections:  Zoran Zivkovic
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will discuss the work of Zoran Zivkovic, an accomplished, but little-known fantasy writer.

Icon of the event Paper Arts
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Paper sculpting, paper creations, paper formations, paper as a medium, recycled paper, kirigami. Paper, paper everywhere, help us do something with it. We will meet on the last Friday of the month to explore our options and...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event Long Branch Book Club
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Drop in for a lively discussion of Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones. Help select next years titles.

Icon of the event Discover Special Collections:  Science Fiction & Fantasy by Indigenous Authors
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will identify and discuss science fiction and fantasy by indigenous authors.

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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:
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Icon of the event Monday Night Movies in the Summer
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Join us for some great movies. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch for information about upcoming titles.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15