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Icon of the event Gardening for the Future
Mon Jun 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Learn about all the ways that gardening can result in positive environmental change. Lorraine Johnson, author of ...

Icon of the event Follow that Button with Marthe Jocelyn
Tue Jul 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Who knows where one red button might take your imagination? A collage workshop for kids who like paper, scissors, and glue!...

Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for a stimulating introduction to new and interesting books with light refreshments and conversation, uncover hidden treasures at your local library!


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 29
Tue Jun 26
Tue Jul 31
Tue Aug 28
Icon of the event Author Visit: Kevin Sylvester
Mon Jul 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Kevin Sylvester will present stories from his award-winning series The Neil Flambe Capers and MINRs, as well as stories from his many non-fiction books. Kevin will also present his patented 5-second cartooning class. Kids won...

Icon of the event Brentwood Polish Book Club
Mon May 28, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Come out and join other Polish book lovers as they discuss the books in Polish language in a fun and friendly atmosphere. ...

Icon of the event Marissa Stapley: Things To Do When It's Raining
Wed May 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Nationally best-selling author Marissa Stapley of ...

Icon of the event Caribbean Carnival: Author Nadia Hohn visits Palmerston
Thu May 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

It's Carnival time. The first Carnival since Malaika's mother moved to Canada to find a good job and provide for Malaika and her grandmother. Her mother promised she would send money for a costume, but when the money doesn't ...

Icon of the event Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian as Dystopia
Wed Jun 13, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Utopia is the title of Sir Thomas More's playfully ironic 1516 book about an ideal city-state discovered in the New World. "Utopia" is Greek and it literally means "no place," that is, no place could be as good as this. Utop...

Icon of the event The Long and Connected History of Roncevalles & Parkdale
Thu Jun 14, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

The Sunnyside Historical Society presents: The Long and Connected History of Roncevalles and Parkdale; a history about the architecture of Roncesvalles properties from 1780-present.

Icon of the event Carribean Carnival: Author Nadia Hohn visits High Park Library
Tue Jul 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: High Park

It?s Carnival time. The first Carnival since Malaika's mother moved to Canada to find a good job and provide for Malaika and her grandmother. Her mother promised she would send money for a costume, but when the money doesn?t ...