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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 Show & Tell: Storytelling at the Library
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Everybody has a story to tell. Bring an object and join us for a show and tell program. Make connections with others in your community while working with researchers from the University of Toronto to shape your stories and me...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event The World of Bees
Sat Feb 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

The authors of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" book series invite aspiring beekeepers of all ages to this free information session on starting a small scale home apiary....

Icon of the event Monarch Tagging Along the Scarborough Bluffs!
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

This presentation at Cliffcrest Branch will discuss the tagging of monarch butterflies at Rosetta McClain Gardens. For the last 3 years monarchs have been tagged at Rosetta on their migration to Mexico! Results of this proce...

Icon of the event Hop Like a Bunny Storytime
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for stories & songs for Easter! Create a fun craft and get hopping at the library! Ages 2-6....

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 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 Pamper Your Mom Spa Day
Fri May 12, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Bring your mom or loved one for the ultimate Mother's Day spa event at the library. Create your own lip balm, scrubs, and do each other's nails!...

Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join our LEGO Club where you can create, build and use your imagination! Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 30