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Leaside Library – January 2016

January 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2016 @ 5:00 pm


  • Adult Colouring Party, the latest trend in relaxation. Relaxing music supplied. Recurring Tuesdays, 7-8:15 p.m. For teens and adults.
  • Cosmetic Ingredients in the News: Cutting through the hype. Many ingredients are under fire as being “dirty” and “toxic”. Presenter Louise Hidinger, a chemist, is also a cosmetic science writer. Wednesday, Jan. 20, 7-8 p.m. Drop in.
  • How To Be Happier Through Awareness. The key to moving from one state of being to a more desired state lies in raising our level of awareness. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 6-7:30 p.m. Drop in.
  • Jigsaw Puzzle Night. Mondays all month. 7-8:15 p.m. Drop in.
  •  Juicing 101. Hands on workshop for optimal health and sample your own creations. Wednesday, Jan.7, 7-8 p.m. Drop in.
  • Leaside Writer’s Group. Saturdays, Jan. 9, 23, 10-11:45 a.m. Everyone welcome.
  • Leaside Needleworx Group. Knitting and crocheting. Recurring Fridays all
    January, 10-11:45 a.m. Everyone welcome.
  • Meals on a Budget. Create your own money saving strategies and take home sample homemade goods. Presented by Kitchen Library. Wednesday, Jan.27, 7-8 p.m. Drop in.
  • Leaside Play Reading Group. Reading a thought-provoking play each month, from comedy to award-winning drama. Saturday, Jan. 30, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Call to register. Limited space.
  • Youth Advisory Group Meeting, ages 13-19. Volunteer to receive community hours and get creative with peers. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 4-6 p.m. Members only. Ask staff for application.


  • Creative Paper Craft. Learn about recycling. Make something beautiful out of trash. Friday, Jan. 22, 2-3:30 p.m. Drop in.
  • Family Literacy Month: Arts & Crafts. Fun and creative crafts that celebrate the written word. Mondays all January, 4-4:30 p.m. Drop in.
  • LEGO Club. Fun LEGO time after school. Thursday, Jan. 28, 3:30-5 p.m. Drop in.
  • Ready for Reading Baby Time, ages up to 18 months. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents or caregivers. Thursdays all month, 9:30-10 a.m. and 10:30-11 a.m. Drop in.
  • Ready for Reading Family Time, ages 19 months-5 years. Stories, songs, and rhymes for children with their parents or caregivers. Wednesdays all month, 9:30-10 a.m. and 10:30-11 a.m. Drop in.


  • Discover Your Heritage. Explore Ontario of yesterday and today with Barry Penhale and special guests. Tuesdays, Jan. 19, 26, 2-4 p.m.
  • Leaside Garden Society. Gardening Disasters, Tena Andel. For information, 416-422-0538 . Thursday, Jan. 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m.


January 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am
January 31, 2016 @ 5:00 pm


Leaside Library
165 McRae Dr.
Toronto, M4G 1S8
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