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Icon of the event Chinese Ink Painting
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the technique of Chinese Ink Painting, a growing trend in the art market and a traditional art form still popular today....

Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Birding is fun, easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fi...

Icon of the event Intro to Digital Photography for Teens
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Join photographer/artist John Alexander for an introduction to digital SLR photography. He will present an overview of the tools at your disposal in a PowerPoint presentation aimed at the absolute beginner. Participants shoul...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 14
Wed Mar 15
Icon of the event P.A. Day: Console Gaming
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

School your opponents in a frenzy of awesomeness! Prove you have the legendary skills to challenge others to some wicked games on the PS3, 360, and Wii.

Icon of the event Family Literacy Day: BINGO
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Main Street

Play along with our picture BINGO cards and learn about some of the popular storybook characters. Everyone wins a prize! No registration is required. Drop into the lower level program room. All ages are welcome.

Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
Tue May 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provided...

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school for special activities for children ages 6 to 12. Drop-in program, no registration necessary....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 24
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Icon of the event Recycled magazine silhouette
Sat Apr 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Come and celebrate Earth Day by making a Animal Silhouette out of our old magazine strips....

Icon of the event DIY T-Shirt Pillows
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Gather your friends, grab some old t-shirts and head to Parliament Street branch for DIY fun!...