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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 Lunch Club
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy playing board games, cards, chess or working with Snap Circuits on your lunch hour. Mondays, drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 27
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 Spring Gardening Checklist
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join a panel of experts from Toronto Master Gardeners in a lively discussion that will help you produce your best garden ever!...

Icon of the event March Break Craft
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us as we make a fun craft during the March Break. This program is for children 5-12 years old. Registration begins Feb. 16th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join the club! Build, create and explore the world of LEGO! We provide the LEGO - you provide the imagination!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
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 Fun With Shapes
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children 2-6 years old will be introduced to a variety of shapes in a fun learning environment. This is a drop-in program. First-come, fist-served. Space is limited. This program is co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource C...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
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.