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Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy for Beginners
Ongoing event running from Tue Jan 05, 2016 - Wed Feb 17, 2016

In this hands-on four session series, participants (teens age 13-19) will learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy. It requires lots of concentration and practice. Before the end of the last session, learners will be able to w...

Icon of the event Tea and Books @ Barbara Frum
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

A stimulating one hour presentation of new and/or interesting books with discussion and conversation. All are welcome. No registration is required. Location: Room A (3rd floor)...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 22
Mon Jan 18
Mon Feb 22
Icon of the event New Year's at Noon
Thu Dec 31, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Can't stay up until midnight to ring in the New Year? Join us for a countdown in the library instead and we'll celebrate New Year's at Noon!...

Icon of the event A Greek Christmas: A Family Celebration in Greek
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 11:15 am - 11:55 am

Songs & stories in Greek. Make a Christmas Craft. For parents and caregivers with children ages 2 to 6 years. With presenter Danai Florou. Please register in the branch.

Icon of the event Orchardviewers
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 01, 2015 - Thu Dec 03, 2015
Northern District

Spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to a range of performers. From author visits to musicians you will enjoy our entertainment on a weekly basis. Our 2015 fall sessions will host poets, singers, explorers and more, don't m...

Icon of the event Sing-a-long with Paul O' Connor
Tue Dec 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Paul O'Connor, popular guitarist and singer, loved by seniors, will bring his favourite songs from the 40's to the 60's. Romantic love songs and theme songs from classic movies will bring you back to the thrills of your youth...

Icon of the event Holiday Open House
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the holiday season together! Holiday stories and tree trimming starting at 4pm. Craft table for children from 4:30-6:30pm. Enjoy good music along with refreshments!...

Icon of the event Acro Violini Concert
Mon Dec 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us in the main lobby for a classical music performance! Passionate and talented students from Acro Violini will temporarily transform the library into a concert hall-performing works from Haydn, Vivaldi, Schubert, Pachel...

Icon of the event Family Movie Night - Hotel Transylvania 2
Fri Feb 19, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a monthly free family movie. Bring a blanket, pillow, favourite toy and if you like, wear your pyjamas! Children must be accompanied by an adult as this is a family event....

Icon of the event Reptilia
Mon Mar 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Would you like to meet an alligator? Reptilia features ?Mister Toothy? along with a tortoise, lizards, and of course, SNAKES!...