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Leaside Library – April 2016

April 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - April 30, 2016 @ 9:00 pm


  • Adult Colouring Party. Colouring sheets, crayons, markers and relaxing music supplied. Tuesdays, April 5-26, 7-8:15 p.m.
  • Author Terence Keenleyside. In A Spin is a different and distinctively Canadian novel, rich in drama and comedy. Wednesday, April 13, 7-8 p.m. Everyone welcome.
  • Elizabeth Muir: Canadian Women in the Sky. Author discusses her most recent book which details how women broke through the sky blue ceiling. Wednesday, April 6, 7-8 p.m. No registration required.
  • How To Use Your Tablet. One-on-one tutoring from Leaside teens. Learn to download books, magazines, and listen to music from the library’s site. Also, general guidance about operating your device. Saturday, April 9, 10-12 a.m. Space limited. Registration required.
  • Puzzles/ Games Night. Recurring Mondays, April 4-25. 7-8:15 p.m. Drop in.
  • Leaside Writers’ Group. Saturdays, April 2, 16, 30. 10-11.45 a.m. Everyone welcome.
  • Leaside Needleworx Group (knitting and crocheting). Bring your own projects or start something new. Fridays, April 1-29, 10-11:45 a.m. Everyone welcome.
  • Play Reading Group. A thought-provoking play from comedy to award-winning drama. Saturday, April 23, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Call to register.


  • LEGO Club. Thursdays, April 7-28, 3:30-5 p.m. Drop in.
  • Ready for Reading Baby Time (up to 18 months). Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with parents or caregivers. Thursdays, April 7-28, 9:30-10 a.m. & 10:30-11 a.m. Drop in.
  • Ready for Reading Family Time (19 months-5 years). Stories, songs, and rhymes for children with parents or caregivers. Wednesdays, April 6-27, 9:30-10 a.m. & 10:30-11 a.m.


  • Leaside: Discover Your Heritage. Explore Ontario of yesterday and today with Barry Penhale and special guests. Tuesdays, April 5-29, 2-4 p.m. Contact Marjorie McLeod 416-425-1392.
  • Leaside Garden Society. Lorraine Flanagan speaking about New York City High Line. Thursday, April 14. 7:30-9:00 p.m. For more information 416-422-0538 or e-mail .


Dr. Stephen Scharper. Professor of religion and the environment at University of Toronto, and a Toronto Star columnist. Topic: Making a Difference in Climate Change? Pope Francis and the Quest for an Integral Ecology. Tuesday, April 19, 7 p.m. .


April 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am
April 30, 2016 @ 9:00 pm


Leaside Library
165 McRae Dr.
Toronto, M4G 1S8
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