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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 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 Xin Nian Kuai Le!   Happy New Year!
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Come and celebrate the Year of the Rooster with a Lion Dance, traditional folk dancing, flute music performance and a children's craft.

Icon of the event The World of Bees
Sat Feb 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

The authors of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" book series invite aspiring beekeepers of all ages to this free information session on starting a small scale home apiary....

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 Teen LEGO Challenge!
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Can you build the strongest bridge or the tallest tower? Compete against other teens creations in a series of LEGO building challenges....

Icon of the event Hop Like a Bunny Storytime
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for stories & songs for Easter! Create a fun craft and get hopping at the library! Ages 2-6....

Icon of the event Toronto Master Gardeners Presents: Pollinator Gardens
Fri May 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Thinking of planting a pollinator garden? Come and discover the latest buzz on creating a haven for pollinators by learning the basics:...

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......