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Icon of the event Gaming Lounge
3:30 pm - 5:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

On Wednesdays, youth take over the glass room. Join us for video games, and other board games....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Icon of the event Puppet Show - Paper Bag Princess
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 4-12 years old will enjoy a puppet show presented by the library staff, based on the children's favourite "Paper Bag Princess."...

Icon of the event Samosa Workshop
Sat May 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Samosas are an Indian pastries served at celebrations. They are sold by street vendors and served as appetizers here in Canada. Shalini will guide you through how roll and fill your very own samosa at this food demonstration....

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds: A Physical Arts Workshop (age 9-12) - FULL
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 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
Icon of the event Saturday afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a Feature Movie with the family or alone! Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the show. Space is limited, first-come, first-served.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 15
Sat Aug 19
Icon of the event P.A. Day Movies at Palmerston Library Theatre: Trolls
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a new family movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. All are welcome. Camps and daycares please call ahead to register your group....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
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 Bharatanatyam - Indian classical dance
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library and enjoy performance of the oldest and purest form of Indian Classical dance? Bharatanatyam. Registration begins April 22. Register in person of by calling 416-396-8979. Space is...

Icon of the event (Ab)Original Stories From Down Under
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Larry Brandy is an Aboriginal performer from Australia. He comes from the Wiradjuri Nation in New South Wales. He is passionate about sharing his culture with all ages. In his performance participants become emus, kangaroos a...

Icon of the event Henna Art
Fri May 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us to Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library. Get a free henna design on your hand & learn how to wrap a Sari. Registration begins April 3rd. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.