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Icon of the event Fall Papermaking Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is a factor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Learn Special Effects Makeup
Mon Aug 14, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Transform actors from ordinary to extraordinary in TIFF Bell Lightbox's Special Effects Makeup workshop....

Icon of the event Magic Camp
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 8-10) Sign up for Magic Camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week. Discover the secrets of coin and rope magic, make your own props and put on your own show! Re...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 14
Tue Aug 15
Wed Aug 16
Thu Aug 17
Fri Aug 18
Icon of the event End of Summer Party!
Tue Aug 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Celebrate the last days of summer with a big Canadian party! There will be games and prizes as we wrap up the Summer Reading Club....

Icon of the event Adult Colouring
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Colouring relaxes your brain, reduces stress, enhances your vision, creativity, motor skills and focus. Improve your focus, concentration, problem solving and organizational skills, all while your totally relaxed. Materials p...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event All About 1867 - Canada's Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Discover the exciting stories of several Canadian ships from the year 1867, the year Canada became a country!...

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. Knitting and crocheting resources will be provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 06
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 20
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event Adult Colouring Party @ Leaside Library
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation! Studies show colouring can relieve stress and promote wellness. Colouring pages, coloured pencils, markers, crayons and relaxing music provided. Join us in the Leaside Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 06
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 20
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event Can You Dig it? Gardening for Kids
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come join us for a fun PA day of gardening at the library with an expert from Downsview Park. Children will be able to start a plant from a seedling, learn gardening techniques and either plant their seedlings at a Downsview ...