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Icon of the event Winter Break Holiday Movie
Thu Dec 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Bring the entire family for an afternoon at the movies - on a big screen at Palmerston Library Theatre. Drop-in, no registration....

Icon of the event Cartooning and Comics Workshop With Tim Comrie (Age 8-12)
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a free workshop on Cartooning and Comics basics with grahic artist Tim Comrie....

Icon of the event CANCELLED - Film Club: Things Arab Men Say
Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

This engaging documentary introduces us to Jay, Ghassan, Faisal, Adnan, Falah, Bashar and Ramey, who spend an afternoon in a barber shop discussing work, family, politics, and religion while getting haircuts and a shave. We b...

Icon of the event Orchardviewers - Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Thu Nov 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bios...

Icon of the event Music and Movement for Kids (Ages 2-6)
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

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 as languag...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 14
Mon Nov 21
Mon Nov 28
Mon Dec 05
Icon of the event Let's Draw
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Newcomers to Canada or to English looking to practice language and learn drawing techniques. Every week is a different lesson, all lessons involve using language in some way....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 10
Thu Dec 01
Thu Jan 05
Icon of the event Cultural Identities and Writing City Stories
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Who are the authors behind Toronto's stories of the past, present and future? Join panelists John Lorinc, Senior Editor of Spacing magazine, Arlene Chan, contributor to The Ward, Jael Richardson, founder of the Festival of Li...

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Sanderson

Shakespeare in Action's TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club is a FREE readers' theatre program for children ages 7-12. Led by professional actors and educators, kids will explore one to three plays from The Comedy of Errors...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 12
Sat Nov 19
Sat Nov 26
Sat Dec 03
Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Shakespeare in Action's TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club is a FREE readers' theatre program for children ages 7-12. Led by professional actors and educators, kids will explore one to three plays from The Comedy of Errors...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 12
Sat Nov 19
Sat Nov 26
Sat Dec 03
Icon of the event Cosmopolis Toronto with Author & Photographer Colin Boyd Shafer
Fri Nov 04, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Join Cosmopolis Toronto Photographer and Author Colin Boyd Shafer and participants from the project to discuss the journey of documenting one person from every country in the world who calls Toronto home and the stories they ...