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Persian Heritage Month

Celebrate Persian Heritage Month

Persian Heritage Month is observed in Ontario in the month of March. 
Join us at the Library for a special Farsi Storytime, explore titles from our Persian Voices Collection, and visit the art exhibit at our Central Branch about civil rights struggles in Iran.

Special Events and Programming

Art Exhibit: A Trilogy of a Revolution: Women Life Freedom 
A new thought-provoking art exhibit prepared by Iranian-Canadian artists Aitak Sorahitalab, Azadeh Pirazimian, Sara Tamjidi, and Shahrzad Zadmajid. Learn more

Special Event: Thursday, March 9:  A Discussion about the Women Life Freedom Movement, and the Role of Art as Activism. Register Here

Farsi Family Storytime (All Ages)
Nowruz Mobarak! Celebrate Persian New Year (also known as Nowruz) with a special storytime guest. Join in for Farsi-language stories and songs, and celebratory crafts! 

Children's Program Room, Central Branch
March 18: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Drop-In Program - No registration required.

Recommended Reads

Browse some of our recommended reads below featuring Persian characters, and explore the collection of Persian language books in our catalogue online.