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Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Do you knit or crochet? Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting in the library, every Thursday from 6-8 pm. Beginners are welcome. We will help you learn. Bring you own needles and wool....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 04
Thu Jan 11
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Icon of the event Noon Year's Eve Celebration
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Forget staying up until midnight, kids rule New Year's at noon! Join us for some Noon Year's Eve crafts, activities, and countdown to noon! A New Year's Eve program for the whole family. All ages....

Icon of the event Relief Printing for Kids
Mon Nov 27, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants can get ready for the holiday season by making holiday cards. In this workshop, they will learn basic relief printing techniques by making multiple prints of their drawings....

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Mon Nov 20, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

In this workshop participants will create and decorate their very own clay pinch pot. Each pot will illustrate a story about the participant. Ages 6 to 12 years. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register in person at the bra...

Icon of the event Graphic Design Basics II
Sat Nov 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

This workshop will begin with the fundamentals of graphic design and then move on to advanced levels through a series of tutorials focusing on poster and single page layouts. Each participant will be provided with a digital t...

Icon of the event Kick-Start Your Memoir Using the Senses
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join author and editor Sharon Crawford for an interactive workshop on how to write a memoir. The workshop will include using the senses to trigger memories; pointers on collecting documents, photos and doing other basic resea...

Icon of the event Cutting Corners: Collage Culture
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

This workshop will provide a brief overview of collage based practices starting with Dada transitioning into Punk album covers and culminating with contemporary practices and collage's relationship to DJ culture. Participants...

Icon of the event The Lost Archives
Mon Nov 13, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

In this workshop, participants will work collaboratively to record oral stories, describing how our 'futuristic world' looks, feels and smells. Participants will act as fictional time travelers reporting from Cedarbrae librar...

Icon of the event Sequencing Structures
Thu Nov 09, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

This lecture and practicum encourages participants to consider the sequencing or narrative path a book may take. By engaging more in-depth with the images or text, participants will learn how to form or disrupt a visual narra...

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Mon Nov 06, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Inspired by the title of Dr. Seuss's book, in this workshop participants will create personal scrapbooks of places that they've been to and wish to go. Participants are also encouraged to imagine their future adventures! For ...