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What's on

Entwined: plants and people curator's tour

Wed 4 Aug (ongoing) · 2–2:45pm
Join curator and research librarian, Joan Bruce, for a unique glimpse into the story behind Entwined: plants and people. 

Baby Play in The Corner

Every Tue, Wed & Fri · 10–10:45am
A special First 5 Forever session for babies 0-12months. 

Youth Writing Saturdays

Sat 14 Aug (ongoing) · 10–11:30am
Youth Writing Saturdays is a FREE, monthly creative writing workshop for young writers at any stage of development.

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