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Icon of the event Storygami - The Library's Origami Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Do you love origami? Want to fold with us?...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 02
Sat Sep 06
Icon of the event Elements of Photography
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

What are the secrets behind how famous photos are created? Using engaging images, Photographer Pamela Williams will examine the use of scale, point of view, and composition, while exploring the use of light, focus, timing an...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library: Karagoz, Turkish Shadow Play
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Karagoz is traditional Turkish shadow play, intended for audiences of children. In this workshop, after 15 minute demonstration, children will make their own puppets and will be able to play & practice their puppets on the st...

Icon of the event Watercolour Painting for Beginners
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Learn watercolour painting techniques inspired by Canadian artist Emily Carr. Asha Rastogi will lead this hands-on class. All materials supplied. Please call 416-393-7746 to register as space is limited.

Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 05
Fri Sep 19
Fri Oct 03
Fri Oct 17
Fri Nov 07
Icon of the event Call of Gamers: Teen Video Game Nights
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Join Malvern's Youth Advisory Group for a night of fun and video games including games for Wii, PS3 and XBox 360. No registration required, just drop-in and get your game on!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Thu Aug 21
Thu Aug 28
Icon of the event Movies at Albert Campbell
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

We'll show classics, new release and movies of the season. The third Friday of every month from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. No registration required. For more information visit the branch or call 416-396-8890.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 19
Fri Oct 17
Fri Nov 21
Icon of the event Comic Book Button Making Workshop
Thu Jul 31, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Cut out your favourite pictures, images and logos from old comic books and transform them into buttons you can wear, trade or give to your friends. For ages 7 and up....

Icon of the event 3D Printing Adventures with Fashion
Sat Aug 02, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

Create jewelry designs, buttons, or other fashion accessories using 3D printing design software. A 3D printer will be on hand for demonstration. A co-sponsored program with the Textile Museum of Toronto. Ages 12-17. Registra...

Icon of the event Book Hacking for Teens
Thu Aug 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Malvern

A secret safe, flowerpot or art installation...the opportunities for recycling and repurposing old books are endless. Get creative and up-cycle a book into a new treasure.