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Icon of the event Aboriginal Film Night: Arctic Defenders
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Riverdale

The National Film Board presents: Arctic Defenders....

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Umbrella Thief
Thu May 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Someone or something keeps stealing umbrellas from Kiri Mama's Umbrella Stand. Find out who this thief is. Free tickets available 30 minutes before the performance.

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 Apr 25
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Kung Jaadee
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Riverdale

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 March Break Movie: Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Imaginative quiet teenager Rafe Katchadorian is tired of his middle school's obsession with the rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, Rafe and his best friends have come up with a plan:...

Icon of the event March Break Movie: MOANA
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for a family movie on our big screen. Bring a snack, and a friend!...

Icon of the event Mystic Drumz
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

A hands-on drum circle full of music and rhythm. Each participant receives an instrument and instruction how to play it....

Icon of the event March Break Puppet Show The Paperbag Princess
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Cheer on Princess Elizabeth as she braves the dragon to save Prince Ronald! Stay afterwards to make your own dragon paper bag puppet....

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Too Much Noise
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for a special telling of this classic story at the library!...