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Icon of the event Kick-Start Your Memoir Using the Senses
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join author and editor Sharon Crawford for an interactive workshop on how to write a memoir. The workshop will include using the senses to trigger memories; pointers on collecting documents, photos and doing other basic resea...

Icon of the event Country Line Dancing
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Always wanted to learn how to Country Line Dance? Now is your chance! Join us for a free line dancing lesson at the library and let out your inner cowboy!...

Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Icon of the event Knitting Circle
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Come join us for an hour of knitting. Bring your own needles and yarn. All levels are welcome. Limited instruction may be available for beginners from our friendly residents. Drop in. No registrations required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 11
Sat Nov 18
Sat Nov 25
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 Oct 27
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 22
Icon of the event Fall Paper Making 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 limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 13
Mon Nov 27
Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provided...

Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for all
Fri Dec 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring your phone and tablet and get the free Stop Mo Studio app. Learn simple visual storytelling, and how to animate objects to create a stop motion animation movie. All ages. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Street Knit
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

Please join us to put your needles together and...

Icon of the event Digital Camera and Media Club
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Have fun, share, and learn: DSLR cameras, photos, videos and media publishing. Q & A and tutorials: how to take photos and 4K videos; hands-on workshops, outings and photography; show and tell on the Library's 72 inch smart...