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Icon of the event Youth Lounge
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Need a place to chill? Drop into our youth lounge where you can play video games, listen to music, watch videos, do hair and nails or just hang out with your friends. Located in the Upstairs Auditorium. Drop in....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 18
Fri Aug 25
Icon of the event Ladies and Gentlemen...Leonard Cohen
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Location: Northern District

Seen here reading his poetry to a rapt audience, this informal portrait of Montreal poet, novelist and songwriter, Leonard Cohen is a touching snapshot of him relaxing with family and friends, and spending time on his own....

Icon of the event Monthly Movie Night at Palmerston Library Theatre
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Watch a free movie on a big screen in our air-conditioned and accessible Palmerston Library Theatre - carefully selected new titles. Once a month on a Thursday night at 6:00pm. All are welcome. For more information, call 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Oct 19
Thu Nov 16
Thu Dec 07
Icon of the event Illustrator as Entrepreneur
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Take a tour of the many hats an illustrator must wear to keep afloat in their creative career. Ashley Barron, the 2017 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence, will lead this program. Main Floor Program Room. Drop in. No r...

Icon of the event Friday Family Movie
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Bring a snack and enjoy a free movie on the big screen. Children must be supervised by a parent or caregiver. Held in Main Floor Program Room. No registration necessary.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 18
Icon of the event Illustrator in Residence Launch Reception
Mon Oct 02, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Join us for the launch of the 2017 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence Program with illustrator Ashley Barron. Room 224 and the Gallery....

Icon of the event Monday Night Movies in the Summer
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

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


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 21
Mon Aug 28
Icon of the event Music and Movement for Kids
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

(Ages 2-5) 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...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 18
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Icon of the event Career Paths in Illustration
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Explore the different types of careers available to illustrators. Ashley Barron, the 2017 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence, will lead the program. Main Floor Program Room. Drop in. No registration necessary....

Icon of the event Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! A Musical with Puppets
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Soli and Rob present "Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!" - a musical with puppets....