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Icon of the event Let's Talk Science:
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Calling all kids who want to experiment with electrical circuits, conductors, insulators and electromagnets. The University of Toronto's "Let's Talk Science" group will be at the branch to help inspire your sense of discover...

Icon of the event Art Class for Beginners
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn simple yet stunning techniques for creating beautiful painting on your first try. All materials are supplied for your use.

Icon of the event Raptor watching at Rosetta McClain
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) along the Scarborough bluffs. This presentation will introduce you to the 15 or so spec...

Icon of the event Christmas Tree Decorating
Sat Nov 28, 2015 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Perth/Dupont

Make a Christmas ornament for the libary tree and one to take home with you. Open to children and parents. Free. Drop in 10am-3pm.

Icon of the event Make a Wild Thing Craft with Plasticine Artist Barbara Reid
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Make a plasticine Wild Thing with award-winning children's author and illustrator Barbara Reid. After the craft program, tour the Sendak exhibit "Let the Wild Rumpus Start" at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books....

Icon of the event Practicing Art
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Adults feeling creative, unafraid of mixed media. Introductory artist program at your local library. Materials provided....


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Fri Nov 27
Icon of the event Halloween Make 'n' Take !
Sat Oct 31, 2015 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Perth/Dupont

Get ready for Halloween with a spooky decoration. Drop in. Free. All ages. 10am to 3pm....

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 Greening Your Grounds - Rain Gardens
Tue Sep 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Greening Your Ground: Rain Gardens...

Icon of the event Crayon Creators' Club
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Small Print Press is kicking off their Fall 2015 season of big programs for little storytellers at Lillian H. Smith Library with a day of stories, crafts and thinking outside the box, for artists aged 2-6....