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Icon of the event PA Day Fun
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Bored on your PA Day? Come into the York Woods Branch for a variety of activities. All ages welcome. Drop in. Groups of 10 or more must register.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Icon of the event Altered Books
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book. Ages 10-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Making Great Sausage with The Healthy Butcher
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dave Meli, head butcher at Toronto's own Healthy Butcher, shows us how to make our own great-tasting sausages at home and discusses the importance of organic, sustainable farming - not just for our environment, but for our be...

Icon of the event End of Summer Celebration
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Celebrate the end of summer with us on Saturday August 20th 2016 from 2:00-3:00pm. Play dance freeze, take pics with our photo booth, enjoy an activity and the winners of all contests will be announced. All ages, drop in. No ...

Icon of the event Colouring Party
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation! Colouring pages, coloured pencils and relaxing music provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 26
Icon of the event Adult Colouring Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Colouring is a great way to relieve tension, improve focus, and strengthen motor skills in addition to unleashing your creative side. Materials provided. Adults of all ages welcome; our space is fully accessible. No registrat...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 30
Thu Jul 07
Icon of the event Make It Sew
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Because safety pins don't solve everything! Learn essential hand sewing skills like how to hem a pair of pants or sew a button from a seamstress with decades of experience to share. You'll be amazed how just a few simple tech...

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring and object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Icon of the event Impressionist Tropical Painting for Beginners
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn how to recreate a tropical impressionist painting of your very own using easy techniques from the famous Impressionist era. Registration is required. Space is limited. All are welcome!

Icon of the event Knitting & Crocheting Circle
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Whether you're an avid knitter or just a beginner, come join us for an informal time of knitting and crocheting....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 01
Thu Sep 08
Thu Sep 15
Thu Sep 22
Thu Sep 29