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Icon of the event Winter Break Holiday Movie
Tue Dec 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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 Festive Music and Seasonal Readings with Rev.Tim Elliott and Judy Maddren
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Deer Park

Join the fabulous duo Rev. Tim Elliott and former CBC radio host Judy Maddren for a taste of the season. Sing along with musician Tim Elliott on the keyboard and listen to Judy Maddren reading excerpts from seasonal fare.

Icon of the event Holiday FUN!
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

Pop-in for an afternoon of Christmas carols and a family craft....

Icon of the event Annual Holiday Shindig!
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jones

Come to Jones for our annual Holiday Shindig where we will sing songs and read stories that the whole family will enjoy!

Icon of the event Holiday Afternoon Craft
Thu Dec 10, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Jones

Join us after school to make a holiday craft that you can take home.

Icon of the event Tom Thomson Reconsidered  with  Andrew Hunter
Mon Nov 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Andrew Hunter, the Fredrik S. Eaton Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, talks about a new exhibition that re-examines two classic Tom Thomson paintings: The West Wind and The Jack Pine.

Icon of the event New Music 101: Enliven the Ma and An Extended Look at the Piano, Part 2
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Continuum Contemporary Music explores the meaning behind ma--the tension between sound and silence--and the keyboard geeks of junctQín demonstrate extended techniques on the piano through the music of Finnish composer Tomi Rä...

Icon of the event Jones Birthday Open House
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | All Day
Jones

Help the Jones Branch celebrate our 53rd birthday. Play some board games with the whole family and enjoy a Family Story time at 11 AM. Call the branch for more details 416-393-7715.

Icon of the event Gardens of the Loire Valley with Donna Fenice
Fri Nov 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Deer Park

Against the spectacular backdrop of the castles of the Loire Valley, Donna Fenice takes us on a tour of the most beautiful and interesting gardens in the region. "To create a beautiful garden," observed one gardener, "one nee...

Icon of the event Celebrating 125 Years of William Morris's News from Nowhere
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

William Whitla of York University illustrates the origins and challenges of Morris's famous pastoral utopia that had such an impact on late Victorian culture, craftmanship, and the environment. Jointly sponsored by the Toront...