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Icon of the event Palmerston Poetry and Music Saturday Salon
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Palmerston Library presents the monthly Poetry and Music Saturday Salon hosted by local poet and artist Brenda Clews....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 24
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 Special Effects Make Up
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Learn how special effects make-up is used in film, and try out the techniques for yourself in this very hands-on workshop provided in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival....

Icon of the event Summer Movie for Kids
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us on August 4 for a fun family movie on a big screen in the air-conditioned Palmerston Library Theatre....

Icon of the event Puppet Show
Thu Jul 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for our summer puppet show special "Mud Puddle" in Palmerston Library Theatre! Based on your favourite story by Robert Munsch....

Icon of the event Youth Cartooning & Animation
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Animator and character designer, Enzo Avolio, leads this exciting workshop for youth. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V. He has designed characters on shows such as G...

Icon of the event Robotics Fun
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Use the Scratch and Arduino programming languages to help your robot use funky lights and preform cool dance moves. Customize your very own dance routines that can be activated by your command. Have fun dancing with your rob...

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 Discover Special Collections:  Ballantine Fantasy Series
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will discuss the impact of Ballantine's publication of long out of print fantasy titles on the sf publishing field as a whole, showing examples of the series.

Icon of the event Summer Movie for Kids
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us on July 7 for a fun family movie on a big screen in the air-conditioned Palmerston Library Theatre. This is our first of special events throughout the summer, every Thursday afternoon!...