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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 Awesome After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club with tons of fun activities. Bring your friends or make some new ones!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
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......

Icon of the event Photography Workshop with Diana Nazareth
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Sanderson

Join photographer Diana Nazareth for a fun, hands-on digital photo workshop that will explore the difference between a photograph and snapshot, what really makes a good photograph, and how to look at the world as a photograph...

Icon of the event Scrabble Club
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Love words? Join our club, meet new friends and have fun. Drop in. Fridays.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
Icon of the event Awesome After School Club: Sock Puppets
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club to create your own sock puppets - we'll create a sock puppet character, play improv games and put on a puppet show! Bring you...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Birding is fun,easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fin...

Icon of the event Magic Tricks Workshop - FULL
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join WonderPhil and learn easy magic tricks that can be performed with everyday objects, usually found around the house. Entertain your friends and family by making things seemingly disappear, appear, be torn and restored, an...

Icon of the event Chess Club
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children 5 and up. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Sat Feb 25