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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 MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Goldhawk Park branch
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

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 ...

Icon of the event ND's Haunted House! TWO DAYS!
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Do you have what it takes to walk through Northern District's Haunted House? They say the Northern District Library is haunted and spirits linger the halls on Hallows Eve. Come out if you're up for a fright! All ages welco...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 29
Mon Oct 31
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 Oct 29
Sat Nov 26
Icon of the event CANCELLED - Film Club: Grassroots in Dry Lands
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Set in Palestine, Israel and Jordan, this intimate documentary reveals a unique human-rights-based approach to democratic change taking root in neighborhoods across the region. Rather than focus on top-down peace initiatives,...