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Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Activities
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Join the club for crafts, scavenger hunts, games, contests and more all on the theme of Canada 150.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 17
Wed Aug 23
Thu Aug 24
Icon of the event TPL Teens at Dawes Road
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Teens: Celebrate the summer, books and Canada's 150 with challenging activities, crafts and contests. Design a t-shirt, work with papier maché, escape a puzzle room, recreate a Canadian masterpiece and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 04
Fri Aug 11
Fri Aug 18
Icon of the event Papier Maché creations
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Over 3 workshops, first sculpt and then paint an iconic Canadian animal in papier maché. Artists should attend all 3 workshops....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 03
Wed Aug 09
Thu Aug 10
Icon of the event Creepy Craft Saturdays
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Hallowe'en themed crafts to get in the "spirit".


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 21
Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Play SuperSmash Bros, Mario Kart and more using our WiiU! For children ages 6-12 in Room 1. Tuesday Oct 3 - Tues Oct 24 (no Gamerz on Oct 30). Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
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 Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Icon of the event Chess and Gaming
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Get your game on at the library! Try your hand at chess and a variety of other board games. Test your skills on our gaming consoles and challenge your friends! Ages 12+. Drop-in, no registration required. 3rd Floor, room A....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 04
Fri Aug 11
Icon of the event Leaside Garden Society
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

The Leaside Garden Society meets throughout the year for friendly and informative sessions on gardening topics. For more information, please telephone 416-422-0538 or e-mail leaside@gardenontario.org.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 14
Thu Oct 12
Icon of the event Tiny Crafts for Teens
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Try your hand at making tiny books to use as charms on key chains or necklaces. Then make a tiny banner to help celebrate the little things in life! All supplies provided. Just bring your creativity and your friends!...