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Icon of the event Remembering the Bohemian Embassy
Fri Sep 23, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

The Bohemian Embassy was a 1960s avant garde coffee house and home to a generation of songwriters, dramatists, comics and poets. Gordon Lightfoot, Margaret Atwood, Ian and Sylvia Tyson, Lorne Michaels, Chick Roberts, of the Y...

Icon of the event Stars of Safari AFRICA
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

In keeping with our Summer Reading Club 'Wild' theme we will have some Wild Animals from Africa joining us here at Morningside Library!...

Icon of the event Egyptomania: Exploring our Love Affair with Ancient Egypt
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Ancient Egypt has influenced all aspects of modern society from fashion and architecture to our obsession with mummies. Come hear about the discovery of King Tutankhamun, a pyramid built as a residence in Illinois, the restin...

Icon of the event Urban Folk Art Salon
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant Library presents, Urban Folk Art Salon. With host Gannon Hamilton; featuring poets, singers and songwriters.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 25
Thu Sep 29
Icon of the event Palmerston Poetry and Music Saturday Salon
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Palmerston Library presents the monthly Poetry and Music Saturday Salon hosted by local poet and artist Brenda Clews....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event Summer Movie for Kids: Kung Fu Panda 3
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us on August 4 for a fun family movie on a big screen in the air-conditioned Palmerston Library Theatre. We are showing the new Kung Fu Panda 3!...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Enjoy a P.A. Day Movie....

Icon of the event Family Show
Fri Sep 23, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Welcome back to school with our staff-led performance of "Peter and the Wolf" presented at Palmerston Library Theatre. Based on the Russian children's story with music and narration by Sergei Prokofiev....

Icon of the event Ubuntu Drum and Dance Theatre
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

African storytelling with dancing and drumming. The story is about the history of the djembe drum. A Culture Day event!...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Weston branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Weston

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...