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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 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 Bookbinding 101
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Starting with simple folding and stapling techniques and progressing to advanced sewn and casebound book structures, this workshop will guide participants through various methods of binding. Participants will learn to house t...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 09
Sat Sep 16
Sat Sep 23
Icon of the event Tournament Fridays
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

The Youth Hub at Cedarbrae Library presents video game tournaments on the first friday of each month....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Nov 03
Icon of the event Creating Fabulous Printed Fabrics
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to create printing blocks from everyday items that you can use to print your own custom fabric pieces. This hands-on workshop is led by artists from the Textile Museum. Ages 13-19.

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 31
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
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 Curios Cartographers
Mon Sep 11, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will design a map out lining routes to favourite books and nooks at the branch. Supplies will be provided. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register in person at the children's desk. Limited space!!!

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...