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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 Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interests, make new friends, and have fun! Every 2...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 25
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 Mar 25
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 24
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....

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.

Icon of the event Adult Afternoon Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Join us for a free afternoon movie. Bring a friend. Drop in....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 25
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 Feb 28
Tue Mar 28
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 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...