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Leaside Library – August 2017

August 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - August 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm



Adult Colouring Party 

Experience the latest trend in relaxation!  Colouring sheets, crayons, markers and relaxing music supplied. Recurring Tuesdays: 7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Aug. 01, 08, 15, 22, 29. For all teens and adults.        

Distant Memory: Drawings Exhibit in the Community Room by Vivian Wong.

Ongoing Event: Sat. Aug 01 – Sun. Aug 31. Everyone welcome.

Games Night!  

Enjoy solving/ completing jigsaw puzzles or playing games. Tuesdays: 6:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Aug. 01, 08, 15, 22, 29. Drop in. Everyone welcome.

Going Mobile 

Confused about the difference between a cell phone and a smart phone? Not sure what an “app” is? Join us for a session to learn about these terms and how to use different devices.  Thursday: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Aug. 17

Drop in. Everyone welcome.

Jigsaw Jamboree

Puzzles galore for all ages and skill levels! Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Aug. 02. Drop in. No registration required.

Leaside Needleworx Group (Knitting and Crocheting at the Library)

Bring your own projects or start something new. Recurring Fridays: 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Aug. 04, 11, 18, 25. Everyone welcome.

Leaside Writers Group

Are you looking for a creative place to meet with other like-minded individuals? Join us. Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Aug. 05, 19. Drop in. Everyone welcome.

Living and Learning with Baby

Meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, and much more. For parents/caregivers of infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months

Mondays: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Aug. 14, 21, 28. Register at www.tphbookings.ca

Play Reading Group

Join us in reading a thought-provoking play each month– from comedy to award-winning drama. 

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Aug. 26. Call to Register. Limited Space. 

Not Your Granddad’s Weed: The Forensic Science of Cannabis

Learn about the differences between cannabis and alcohol, history of cannabis use, various types of marijuana, its effects and risks. Lecture by Jim Wigmore, an internationally recognized forensic toxicologist. 

Wednesday: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Aug. 02        

Free program. Drop in.


Summer LEGO Club                                                                              

* Registration ONLY. Open to All Ages.* Come to the Library during opening hours and play on your own time. Compete for your spot on the Lego Wall of Fame and to get a summer prize! Ongoing Event: Aug. 01-Aug. 27.

TD Summer Reading Club 2017

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and join this year’s TD Summer Reading Club! Visit the library to register and receive your free reading kit. Ongoing Summer Event: Until End of August. Ask staff for assistance.                  

Ready for Reading Baby Time (Ages: 0-18 months)

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents or caregivers. Thursdays: 9:30 am – 10 am Aug. 02, 09. Drop in. No registration.

Ready for Reading Family Time (Ages: 19 months-5 years)

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children with their parents or caregivers. Wednesdays: 10:30 am – 11 am Aug. 02, 09. Drop in. No registration. 

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August 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am
August 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


Leaside Library
165 McRae Dr.
Toronto, M4G 1S8
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