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Icon of the event National Canadian Film Day
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy free feature movie. We will be screening Bollywood/Hollywood (2002): "Nothing is what it appears to be." Written and directed by Deepa Mehta. Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the showtime. Space is lim...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds: A Physical Arts Workshop (age 9-12)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program! Open to youth ages 9 - 12, this free workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity through Movement, Poetry, Music...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Icon of the event March Break BINGO!
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 5-12 years old will play a library version of BINGO! Registration begins Feb. 13th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

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 Palmerston Poetry and Music Salons
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us in the beautiful Palmerston Library Theatre for our monthly Poetry and Music Salons, hosted by local poet and artist Brenda Clews on the last Saturday of the month, 2-4pm. All are welcome for this free event. The salo...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 27
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 Adult Colouring Club
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Colouring for adults is the hottest new trend, and it's easy to see why. Colouring can relieve stress, improve focus, and strengthen fine motor skills. Come try it out for yourself. All materials provided....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 09
Thu Mar 23
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 20
Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Charlotte Blake Alston
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

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 Movie Day!
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a feature film at the library. Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the start of the movie. Space is limited; first-come, first-served. Free tickets distributed 15 min. before the movie.

Icon of the event March Break Olympics
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will participate in a mini "obstacle course" stationed with reading and writing activities. Registration begins Feb. 14th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.