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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 Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Adult Colouring
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Colouring relaxes your brain, reduces stress, enhances your vision, creativity, motor skills and focus. Improve your focus, concentration, problem solving and organizational skills, all while your totally relaxed. Materials p...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Icon of the event Making Personalized Paper
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn to make their own paper. Embedding seeds, leaves and flower from the library's surrounding neighbourhood, they will archive the environment in a novel way. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register i...

Icon of the event Tiny Crafts for Teens
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Try your hand at making tiny books to use as charms on key chains or necklaces. Then make a tiny banner to help celebrate the little things in life! All supplies provided. Just bring your creativity and your friends!...

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 Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Icon of the event WaterColour Mixed Media Landscape
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to create paintings inspired by Toronto's landscape. Understand the different elements of a landscape and compositional techniques. For Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850, or register in person at the R...

Icon of the event Make a Piñata!
Wed Aug 23, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bummed that summer has to end? Make yourself a piñata and:...

Icon of the event Digitizing Family Memories
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 05, 2017 - Thu Sep 28, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your photographs, family heirlooms, writings and other materials to be documented and digitized as part of your personal collection. 10 AM to 1.30 PM. All Ages welcome. No registration required....

Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for Summer Chess Club. Have fun challenging others and make new friends. Participants will get the opportunity to play Chess indoors and outdoors on our custom Chess tables. The focus will be to learn the basics of ch...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
Icon of the event Hand Drawn Animation 101
Thu Sep 07, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Animation and moving pictures have changed storytelling. This Teens/Young Adult workshop will explore the basics of hand-drawn animation with a focus on storytelling. For ages 13 to 19 years. Register in person at the branch ...