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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 Snap Circuitry Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Ever wonder how electronics work? Want to try building your own interactive projects? Learn basic circuitry through hands-on activities using Snap Circuits! For ages 9 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Pl...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
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 Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Do you like video games? Want to show off your console skills on the Wii or PS3? Join us for afternoons filled with fun and new friends! For ages 6 to 12. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Colouring and conversation
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation! We supply the colouring pages, pencils, markers, crayons. First and third Friday of each month.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 21
Fri May 05
Fri May 19
Icon of the event Lunch Club
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy playing board games, cards, chess or working with Snap Circuits on your lunch hour. Mondays, drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 27
Mon Mar 06
Icon of the event Spring Storytime and Craft
Sat Apr 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Spring is here! Enjoy a Spring Storytime and fun craft....

Icon of the event Tatting Anyone?
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in and spend some time with fellow tatters. Co-sponsored with Fringe Tatters. www.FringeTatters.ca


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 22
Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Craft any designs from sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 27
Mon Mar 06
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......