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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 Spring Awakening: Toronto Master Gardeners
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Easy steps to your best garden ever! When to start seeds, cut back foliage, clean up and weed. Bring your question and ask an expert; presented by Toronto Master Gardeners.

Icon of the event Magic Tricks Workshop - FULL
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join WonderPhil and learn easy magic tricks that can be performed with everyday objects, usually found around the house. Entertain your friends and family by making things seemingly disappear, appear, be torn and restored, an...

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 Seniors Maker Program
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brookbanks

April 27 Sun Catcher...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 27
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 Teen Gaming Drop-in
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Calling all gamers. Test your skills and have some fun with the PS3!...

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 Seniors Board Games
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brookbanks

Chess/ Checkers/ Cards/ Mah Jong/ Blokus/ Scrabble/ Boggle/ Jenga/ Rummikub/ Dominoes/ Apples to Apples/ Connect 4/ Cranium/ Skip Bo


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 13
Thu May 18