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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 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 Teen Button Making
Thu Feb 09, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Ever wanted to make your own button? We have magazines and comics to pick images from or you can bring your own image. Then again, you could also make a drawing into a button if you wanted......

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 Fifteen Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Discover fun and practical ways to expand your garden space with Toronto Master Gardener Pat Concessi. Pat will take you through the step-by-step planning of a small garden using delightful ways to create unity, drama and col...

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 P.A. Day: BINGO
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Play along with the pictures on our storybook BINGO cards and win a prize. Everyone wins! For all ages. No registration required. Drop in to the lower level program room.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event Teen Gaming at Bloor/Gladstone
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Get your game on @ the library! Test your gaming skills on our consoles and...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 27
Mon Mar 27