Location: Scarborough, Ontario
There are 16 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.
150 Borough Drive, Toronto, ON Canada
300 Borough Drive, Unit 82, Scarborough, Ontario M1P 4P5 Canada
Kennedy Commons, 20 William Kitchen Road, Scarborough, Ontario M1P 5B7 Canada
45 Milner Ave, Toronto, ON M1S 3P6 Canada
659 McCowan Rd, Toronto, ON Canada
34 Dundalk Dr, Scarborough, BC M1P 4W3 Canada
659 McCowan Rd, Scarborough, Ontario M1J 1K2 Canada
941 Progress Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M1G 3T8 Canada
1515 Danforth Rd., Toronto, Ontario M1J 1H5 Canada
1081 Progress Ave., Toronto, Ontario M1B 5Z6 Canada
3850 Sheppard Aveune East, Toronto, Ontario M1T 3L4 Canada
3850 Sheppard Aveune East, Toronto, Ontario M1T 3L4 Canada
155 Bonis Ave., Toronto, Ontario M1T 3W6 Canada
545 Markham Rd., Toronto, Ontario M1H 2A1 Canada
2219 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto, ON M1P 2P5 Canada
3290 Midland Ave, Toronto, ON M1V 3Z9 Canada
2380 Eglinton Ave. East (Liberty Square Shopping Plaza), Toronto, Ontario M1K 2P3 Canada
85 Ellesmere Rd. (Parkway Mall), Toronto, ON M1R 4B9 Canada
30 Sewells Rd., Toronto, ON M1B 3G5 Canada
45 Hallcrown Place, Toronto, Ontario M2J 4Y4 Canada
3833 Midland, Toronto, Ontario M1V 5L6 Canada
755 Morningside Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M1C 5J9 Canada
123 Guildwood Parkway (Guildwood Plaza), Toronto, Ontario M1E 4V2 Canada
75 Ashtonbee Road, Toronto, Ontario M1L 4N4 Canada
1630Neilson Rd., Toronto, Ontario M1X 1S3 Canada
How To Raise Monarch Butterflies
Imagine holding a monarch butterfly in your hand At this fun event, author/educator Carol Pasternak, aka The Monarch Crusader, will teach you what you need how to raise your own monarchs and delight with details of this incredible insect's life cycle from egg to butterfly. Suitable for school-age children and adults. Registration is required and will begin on August 2nd.
New Toronto Branch, 110 Eleventh Street, 416-394-5350
Sat, Sept 24, 1:30-2:30 pm
Financial advisor, Mac Mekawi, CFA, CFP will review the basics of investing, providing tips and tricks. (thebookpile)
Discovering Ontario's Orchids and Wildflowers-TD Friends of the Environment
Join photographer and artist John Alexander and Peter Kaellgren, Curator Emeritus from the Royal Ontario Museum, on a photographic journey as they introduce you to The Weird, Wild and Wonderful ? Carnivores, Parasites and other unusual plants.
For more information and to register, please visit the branch or call 416-396-8890. (thebookpile)
Saturday Family Storytime
Stories, songs and activities for children and their parents or caregivers.
All ages are welcome.
Drop in. No registration required. (thebookpile)
Family Book Club
Join us for an exchange of experiences and thoughts on a monthly book based on the OLA's Silver Birch Fiction Prize Nominees (2015-16). When readers share their experiences with a story - we learn, we grow.
Call 416-393-7783 to register your family (thebookpile)
Miss Mary Mack Mix Up! Skipping Rope & Playground Games
Got the back-to-school blues? Come hang out with artist Annie Wong to come up with new skipping rope songs and playground clapping games to make your back-to-school days a fun. Ages 6-12.
Drop-in. No registration required. (thebookpile)
Children's Book Club
Do you love reading? Join our book club for kids! Read something new every month and meet fellow club members for fun activities, crafts and games! For ages 9 to 12. Registration required. Please note that this program runs once a month. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750. (thebookpile)
MakerKids Science Fun
In honour of Science Literacy Week, children ages 6 & up are invited to drop into the library to participate in science themed activities with MakerKids.
Please call 416-394-1014 for more information. (thebookpile)
Join us for bingo at the library. Prizes for winners!
Please register by calling 416-395-5966. (thebookpile)
Get Graphic: Writing Comics (When You Can't Draw)
Go from a story idea to a complete short comic script with graphic book author Liam O'Donnell, author of "Tank & Fizz", "West Meadows Detectives" and more. Come away with a written story & your own Comic Writer's Handbook.
For children ages 8 to 12. Space is limited. Registration begins September 1st in the branch or by calling 416-395-5630.
Sophie's Studio was created to support early literacy, creativity and writing skills in young children thanks to a bequest from long-time library lover and user Sophia Lucyk. (thebookpile)… (more)
Keep Calm and Colour On
Colour your cares away while you enjoy the latest craze of adult colouring. Materials will be provided, or bring your own. No registration required! (thebookpile)
Web Basics III
Improve search techniques to master search engines and their advanced features. Web Basics II is the recommended prerequisite. Basic keyboarding and mouse skills required. To register ask staff or call 416-394-1000. (thebookpile)
Palmerston Poetry and Music Saturday Salon
Palmerston Library presents the monthly Poetry and Music Saturday Salon hosted by local poet and artist Brenda Clews.
Join us in the beautiful Library Theatre for an afternoon of music and poetry features with talented Toronto artists. Share a poem, short story or song of your own too during the open mic. On the last Saturday afternoon of each month.
All are welcome for this free event. (thebookpile)… (more)
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? - Science Edition
Volcanology, conductivity, malleability, sublimation, combustibility?! Do YOU know what these terms mean? Well your 5th grader certainly does! Get a hands-on look at your child's curriculum by taking part in some wild DIY experiments in celebration of Science Literacy Week. Are YOU smarter than a 5th grader?
Children (ages 9-12) must be accompanied by an adult.
Program is Drop-in. Please call Pape/Danforth Branch at 416-393-7727 for more information. (thebookpile)… (more)
Gaming for Kids
An afternoon of Wii gaming fun. For ages 6 and up.
For more information, call 416-396-3865. (thebookpile)
Preparing to buy your first home
If you are interested in buying a home and it is your first time. The following lectures by a leading expert, Omer Quenneville. He will be giving three information sessions every Saturday for three weeks. The first session starts Saturday September 10th beginning at 2. Please see below for more details. September 10th Preparing To Buy Your First Home
A detailed explanation of what you need to know, the people involved and the role they play, including lawyer, banker, mortgage broker, building/home inspector, insurance broker and the realtor. A complete review and explanation of an actual ?Agreement of purchase and sale? (the offer). Where you are protect and where you are not.September 17 Mortgage 101, What You Need To Know Before You Go To The Bank
The biggest most common mistake in the home buying process happens at the mortgage stage. Choosing the wrong mortgage will cost you thousands in lost opportunity and penalties. I will tell you what the bank won?t tell you unless you ask. We will discuss how to prepare for the pre-approved mortgage interview and what to do before you go to the bank. A detailed discussion on the qualifying process. What is a credit report (Equifax), how to review and improve your credit report before you go to the bank. Deciding on fixed Mortgage, Variable or Collateral Charge. A demonstration on the savings that can be had by choosing the right mortgage and how to avoid future penalties when you decide to sell.September 24 Selling Your First Home
You?ve decided to sell, seen all the shows and still don?t where to begin? First step is a conversation with your bank. Discharge fees on your mortgage can range from a few hundred dollars to tens of thousands, these fees can be avoided. We will discuss how to pick a realtor and services beyond the ordinary that they should provide. Home Staging, does it work and is it worth the money. Samples of effective marketing plans and I do a hands on review of the contracts you will be required to sign.
Registration is not required. If you have any questions, please call the branch at 416-393-6204. (thebookpile)… (more)
Leading to Reading
Leading to Reading is a free program for children Grades 1-6 in need of extra support in reading and writing. Children are matched with a volunteer, who will work with them one-on-one for one hour every week. Session times are after school or Saturdays 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Children must fill out an application available at the library and be accepted into the program. (thebookpile)
Fashion Design Lab
Learn the entire cycle of fashion, from concept to creation, while encouraging the artistic, innovative and empowering aspects of design.
Registration required. Limited Space.
Program runs Sept 3-Dec 16 (except Sept 5 and Oct 10), inside the Arts Hub.
Monday, 4-6:30pm, ages 7-9
Tuesday 4-6:30pm, ages 10-13
Friday 4-6:30pm, ages 14-16
**Saturday 1pm-3pm, ages 18+ Open Design Studio, drop in to work on your designs.
Call 416-395-5980 for more information. (thebookpile)… (more)
Toronto Writers' Co-operative
Weekly workshops, usually on Sundays (except in July and August when it is bi-weekly), guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications - your opportunity to polish and perform your work. Please note that the 2016 edition of Voices, the annual anthology of members' prose and poetry, will be launched in the Hinton Learning Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 6, instead of the regular programming in the Discussion Room. In partnership with The Toronto Writers' Co-operative. For further information please contact email@example.com. (thebookpile)… (more)
Favourite stories, finger plays, songs and verses for children aged 3-5 with parents or caregivers. Drop in, no registration. (thebookpile)
Stories, rhymes, finger plays and action songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department upstairs. (thebookpile)
Baby Lap Time
Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 14 months. Drop-in. (thebookpile)
Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their parents/caregivers. Drop-in. (thebookpile)
Let's Learn Together
Staff of Ontario Early Years, Scarborough East will be presenting this interactive, drop-in program for children ages 0 to 6 years. Each week will focus on developing creativity and imagination through various activities such as crafts, story time and circle time. Limit of 40 participants each week. (thebookpile)
Free one-on-one instruction in basic reading, writing and math for English-speaking adults. Adult volunteer tutors meet with learners in the library for two hours weekly. Registration required. (thebookpile)
Location: Scarborough, Ontario (edit)
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