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Leaside Library May 2019 Events

May 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019

Program information is up-to-date as of April 10, 2019.  For the most up-to-date information, please consult our website

Baby Time
Birth to 18 months
Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.
Wednesdays: May 1, 8, 15, 22
9:30am – 10:00am

Digital Life Skills for Seniors: Online Health
Adults and Seniors
For people who have basic Internet skills and want to learn how to find trustworthy health information online. We teach you how to evaluate websites for quality, reliability and safety by looking at 4 major areas of consideration before using any online health site. We introduce you to the best types of organizations for providing high-quality information and provide a list of recommended sites. Resource handout provided.
Drop in. Space is limited.
Monday, May 27
2:00 – 3:30 pm

Digital Life Skills for Seniors: Online Travel
Adults and Seniors
For people who have basic Internet skills, time and resources to pursue travel, but want to learn about the online tools that can make it more affordable, informed and flexible. We will cover major transportation and accommodation websites and provide tips about booking online safely and securely. With these skills you can design a personalized vacation based on your schedule, budget and varied interests.
Drop in. Space is limited.
Thursday, May 30
2:00 – 3:30 pm

Discover Your Heritage
Adults and Seniors
Explore Ontario of yesterday and today with Barry Penhale and some special guests. For more information, please contact Marjorie McLeod at 416-425-1392.
Tuesdays: May 7, 14, 21, 28
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Family Time
19 months to 5 years
Favourite stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes and songs for children and their caregivers.
Drop in. No registration required.
Wednesdays: May 1, 8, 15, 22
10:30am – 11:00am

Leaside Needleworx Group
Adults and Seniors
Knitting and crocheting at the library.  Bring your own projects or start something new.
Drop in.  Everyone welcome.
Fridays: May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
10:00 am – 11:45am

Leaside LEGO Club
Ages 6 and up
Create something fabulous each week with our wonderful LEGO collections and meet new friends!
Drop in. No registration required.
Mondays: May 6, 13
4:00 – 5:00 pm

Meet Victoria Hetherington
Teens, Adults, and Seniors
Join Leaside author Victoria Hetherington for a reading and discussion about her debut novel Mooncalves (2019; N.O.N. Publishing). Victoria will also discuss being a writer in the age of Twitter, and what went into putting together her first book.
Drop in. No registration required, however space is limited.
Wednesday, May 8
7:00 – 8:00 pm

Snap Circuits for Kids
Ages 8 and up
Snap circuits make learning electronics easy and fun! Build exciting projects such as a doorbell, a radio station, and much more!
Drop in. No registration required.
Thursday, May 9
3:45 – 4:45 pm

Youth Advisory Group (YAG)
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 welcome.
First and Third Wednesdays (unless otherwise indicated)
May 1, 15
4:30 pm – 6:00pm

Art Exhibit: Mark Making: Drawings and Paintings by Lesley Till
All ages
Drawings and paintings by Lesley Till.
Ongoing event running from Wednesday, May,1, 2019 – Saturday, June 29, 2019


May 1, 2019
May 31, 2019


Leaside Library
165 McRae Dr.
Toronto, M4G 1S8
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