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Leaside Library March Events

March 1, 2020 - March 31, 2020

March Listings for Leaside Life


Program information is up-to-date as of February 3, 2020.  For the most up-to-date information, please consult our website:


Afternoon @ The Movies

Adults and Older Adults

Join us for a free film screening. All are welcome. No registration required. Please call 416-396-3835 for movie titles.

Wednesdays: March 11, 25

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Applefun Puppetry

All children

Join Applefun Puppetry for a fun and exciting puppet show. Meet the “star” puppets after and learn how to make a paper puppet of your own! Program is suitable for all ages.

Tickets will handed out on a first-come, first-serve basis half an hour before the program begins at 1:30 pm. Daycares must register by calling 416-396-3835.

Friday, March 20

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm


Bring Your Own Device Tech Help

Adults and Older Adults

Do you need help with your smartphone, tablet, eReader, or laptop? Bring in your device, and library card, and learn more about: accessing library resources such as online books, audiobooks, newspapers, films and more; navigating your apps (email, social media, browsing).

Drop in. First come, first served.

Monday, March 30

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Clay Corner

All children

Create something imaginative with non-hardening modeling clay in a variety of colours. Bring your own ideas or use one of ours!

Drop in. Registration not required.

Monday, March 16

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Craft Corner

Ages 6-12

Let’s have fun making crafts after school in March!

Drop in. No registration required.

Mondays: March 2, 9, 23, 30

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Death, Taxes and Beyond

Adults and Older Adults

Participants will learn about the basics of taxes, insurance and estate planning which will enable them to get their financial household in order. Join Philip Wilkins from the Credit Counselling Society for this informative talk.

Registration required. Please speak with staff to register or call 416-396-3835.

Tuesday, March 31

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm


Discover Your Heritage

Adults and Older Adults

Explore Ontario of yesterday and today with Barry Penhale and some special guests. For more information, please contact Marjorie McLeod at 416-425-1392.

Tuesday, March 3

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Electronic Snap Circuits

Ages 8-12

Use one of our Electronic Snap Circuits kits to make a battery-run project that lights up, moves or makes sound — and learn about electronics! Drop in. Registration not required.

Thursday, March 19

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Family Movie: Toy Story 4

Ages 6-12

Catch up on the further adventures of Woody and the gang and join us to watch Toy Story 4! Rated G. Run time: 100 minutes. Drop in. Daycares must register by calling 416-396-3835.

Wednesday, March 18

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm


Leaside Garden Society

Adults and Older Adults

Whether your garden consists of a sunny window ledge or several acres, the society offers a friendly environment to meet other people who share a love of gardening. The Leaside Garden Society meets nine times each year for friendly and informative sessions on gardening topics. All are welcome.

Thursday, March 12

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Leaside Needleworx (Knitting and Crocheting @ the Library)
Adults and Older Adults

Bring your own projects or start something new. All are welcome. No registration required.

Fridays: March 6, 13, 20, 27

10:30 am – 12:00 pm


Paper Bag Princess Day Celebration

All children

Join us as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Robert Munsch classic “The Paper Bag Princess” with stories, activities, and a craft.

Drop in. No registration required.

Saturday, March 7

10:30 am – 11:30 am


Yoga Storytime

All children

Join us for a special yoga storytime by Appleseed Yoga where we will breathe, move, relax and connect with the natural world. We will read a book together and learn some basic yoga moves that go with the story. Wear comfy clothes (yoga mat optional). For children and their caregivers. Drop in. Daycares must register by calling 416-396-3835.

Tuesday, March 17

10:00 am – 10:30 am


Youth Advisory Group


Volunteer members earn community service hours and gain valuable skills by designing teen programs, providing input about teen collections, helping out the community and making new friends! New members are welcome year round. Registration is required. Application forms are available in branch. Call 416-396-3835 for more information.

Wednesdays: March 11, 25

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm


March 1, 2020
March 31, 2020


Leaside Library
165 McRae Dr.
Toronto, M4G 1S8
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