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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 Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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 fi...

Icon of the event Easter Egg Hunt
Sat Apr 15, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children will explore the library and learn about the Dewey Decimal System by participating in an Easter Egg Hunt. Registration begins March 11. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event P.A. Day: Console Gaming
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

School your opponents in a frenzy of awesomeness! Prove you have the legendary skills to challenge others to some wicked games on the PS3, 360, and Wii.

Icon of the event Family Literacy Day: BINGO
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Main Street

Play along with our picture BINGO cards and learn about some of the popular storybook characters. Everyone wins a prize! No registration is required. Drop into the lower level program room. All ages are welcome.

Icon of the event Mother's Day Craft
Sat May 13, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Celebrate Mother's Day by creating a wonderful gift for your Mom! Registration begins Thursday April 13th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event The World of Bees
Sat Feb 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

The authors of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" book series invite aspiring beekeepers of all ages to this free information session on starting a small scale home apiary....

Icon of the event Origami Fun!
Sat May 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Come and join us for a FREE origami program! Learn the tricks and techniques involved in the ancient art of paper folding. Registration begins April 20th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school for special activities for children ages 6 to 12. Drop-in program, no registration necessary....


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