Events

May 18

History of Millinery in Canada – A Show and Talk with Norma Shephard

May 18th

7:00 pm

Virtual

Join Mobile Millinery Museum director Norma Shephard for a discussion of 20th Century Canadian Millinery Designers. Among other discoveries, learn which designer is considered by experts to have been the greatest in Canadian history and why; which designer had a reputation for making any woman look beautiful; and which Canadian millinery designers are excelling at their craft today.

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May 19

Online Storytime

May 19th

10:30 am

Live Online Event

Join us on Zoom for stories, songs, rhymes and more! Registration is required for Zoom Link.

Register at https://landalibraries.as.me 

 

 

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May 19

Themed Book Club: Poetry

May 19th

1:30 pm

Live Online Event

Join us for May's lively discussion. We'll be exploring all things poetry.

May 19th @ 1:30PM & 3:00 PM
May 20th @ 3:00 PM

Register to receive your Zoom link: https://landalibraries.as.me/

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May 20

Revisiting Colonial Dinnerware with Sequoia Miller

May 20th

1:00 pm

Virtual

A collection of ceramic tableware on view in Toronto’s Gardiner Museum depicts idealized scenes of nineteenth-century Canadian life. Manufactured in England, these objects and others like them participated in the colonial project by imagining and asserting both national and colonial identities.

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May 25

Virtual Trivia Night

May 25th

6:30 pm

Live Online Event

Virtually to test your knowledge of...everything! We will be using Kahoot! to share our trivia questions with you. For optimal enjoyment, please have available two devices for use. One device, such as a computer, can be used to view the program, and one device, such as a phone or tablet, can be used to submit trivia answers. Family friendly!

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May 25

Little Wanderers: A Literary History of the British Home Children in Canada

May 25th

7:00 pm

Virtual

Between 1863 and 1939 as many as 118,000 children came to Canada under a British program of child migration. These “Home Children” journeyed to Canada from the UK in search of a better life.

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May 26

Online Storytime

May 26th

10:30 am

Live Online Event

Join us on Zoom for stories, songs, rhymes and more! Registration is required for Zoom Link.

Register at https://landalibraries.as.me 

 

 

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June 12

Writing Family History – Turning Research into Shareable Stories – Part 1

June 12th

1:00 pm

Virtual

It overwhelms many family historians to write their ancestors’ stories. And well, we’re researchers, not writers. But Lynn Palermo, genealogist, author and writing coach shares 10 simple ways to help you get started on the road to writing your family history stories without having to be a writer.

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June 19

Writing Family History – The Anatomy of a Legacy Family History Book - Part 2

June 19th

1:00 pm

Virtual

Dream of creating a family history book that you can hand down to generations to come. In this presentation, learn the anatomy of a great family history book with example pages. Discover the options for creating and printing your book. Learn how to take your book from conception to completion in a reasonable amount of time. 

What attendees can expect to learn:

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June 29

Virtual Trivia Night

June 29th

6:30 pm

Live Online Event

Virtually to test your knowledge of...everything! We will be using Kahoot! to share our trivia questions with you. For optimal enjoyment, please have available two devices for use. One device, such as a computer, can be used to view the program, and one device, such as a phone or tablet, can be used to submit trivia answers. Family friendly!

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