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Icon of the event Collage and Contemporary Art
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Coined in the 20th Century, collage is used by artists to make political statements and as process work to explore different formal relationships (colour, shape, size, texture, etc.)....

Icon of the event Library Lock-Up
Sat Jul 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Love escape rooms? Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshops: Button Making
Thu Jun 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discover how to make and design your own buttons....

Icon of the event Creative Foundations: A Youth Art Series
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Lynda Watson of Dreamation’s Creative Foundations Youth Art Program is returning to engage youth in another fun and creative art program. This year’s series is entitled: ‘EXPLORE’. From exploring painting techniques to painti...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation examines some of the highlights of the Archives of Ontario's extensive photograph collections, and explains how these records are managed and preserved. It showcases photographs produced by Ontario governmen...

Icon of the event DIY: Face Masks
Sat Aug 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Have fun inventing a product that is a perfect match for your skin. Give your face a break and enjoy making natural, chemical-free face masks!...

Icon of the event PA Day STEAM
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come and let off some STEAM on your PA Day with us! Enjoy various activities featuring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math! Please register by emailing ywkids@torontopubliclibrary.ca or call 416-395-5980. For chil...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Icon of the event Cool Canadian Crafts
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Butterflies, beavers, and birds, oh my! Join us in making some cool Canadian crafts! Help us add to our TD Summer Reading Club display and take home some of your creations too....

Icon of the event DIY: NAIL'D It!
Sat Aug 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join us to learn how to make your nails totally on fleek. With expert how-tos to guide you and a variety of colours and decorations, you won’t be going home with bland and average nails today!...