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Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating: Fall Edition
Fri Sep 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Speed dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a literary twist!...

Icon of the event Arabian Acrylic Painting for Teens
Fri Aug 07, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn to paint the decorative Arabian way using acrylic paint. Ages 13-19....

Icon of the event Frozen Sidewalk Chalk Party
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Beautify the street around our library using your imagination and FROZEN sidewalk chalk! Learn to make this clever drawing tool and play with some that is ready-made. This program is intended for both preschoolers & school-...

Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Wrap Party with Hanging Summer Spiral craft
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Get your Summer Reading Club certificate, and other surprizes....

Icon of the event Indian Henna
Fri Jul 17, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Decorate your skin with multi-coloured Henna designs with the help of our expert applicator. Ages 13-19....

Icon of the event Let's Play Together
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Books are fun and the best jumping off point for summertime play. Join us at the library for stories, silliness, craftiness, movement, games and of course: PLAY! This program is intended for ages 4 & up....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Tue Jul 28
Tue Aug 04
Tue Aug 11
Icon of the event Knitting Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Our knitting group meets weekly with the goal of donating warm knitted goods to local community members in need....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 13
Mon Jul 20
Mon Jul 27
Mon Aug 10
Mon Aug 17
Icon of the event  Origami workshop
Mon Jul 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Make two origami animals with our expert instructor in traditional Japanese paper folding....

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

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 18
Sat Jul 25
Sat Aug 01
Sat Aug 08
Icon of the event C.L.I.O. Drama
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Mount Pleasant

Creative Learning that's Interactive and Original....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 09
Thu Jul 16
Thu Jul 23
Thu Jul 30