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Leaside Library – May 2017

May 1 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 11:30 pm

ADULT & TEEN PROGRAMMING:

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. May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
For all teens and adults.
Art & Life

Explore artists’ biographies, methods, and works, to reflect on common life experiences, and inspire your own creativity. Presented by M. Dianne Acey, recently ‘retired’ thirty year, community college professor.
Monday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. May 01 For all teens and adults. Games Night! Enjoy solving/ completing jigsaw puzzles or playing games.
Mondays: 6:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. May 01, 08, 15, 29
Drop in. Everyone welcome.

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month – Get Up and Dance!
Join us for a South Asian dance performance and learn some new dance moves with Broken Dance Performing Arts. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and footwear. Everyone welcome, especially children! Tuesday: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. May 02 Drop in.
No registration required.

How To Use Your Tablet
Hands-on beginner’s workshop on how to use your tablet and download books from the library’s site.
Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm May. 24
Limited space. 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. May 05, 12, 19, 26
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. May 13, 27
Drop in. Everyone welcome.

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. May. 20
Call to Register. Limited Space.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING:

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 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (May 04, 11, 18, 25)
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: 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (May 03, 10, 17, 24)
Drop in. No registration.

OUTSIDE GROUPS:

Leaside Garden Society
The Leaside Garden Society meets nine times a year for friendly and informative sessions on gardening topics. For more information, please call 416-422-0538 or e-mail leaside@gardenontario.org.
Thursday, May 11th: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 

Leaside: Discover Your Heritage
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: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (May. 09, 16, 23, 30)

 

MAY 2017 POP UP LEARNING LABS

3D Printer Certification for Older Adults
Tue May 02, 2017 | 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Staff members show participants how to use the 3D printers available at Toronto Public Library.

LEGO Mindstorms
Wed May 03, 2017 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Take your first steps into the wonderful world of robotics with LEGO Mindstorms!

iMovie for Beginners
Thu May 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Fri May 19, 2017 | 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
An introduction to using iMovie on the Mac. Basic video editing techniques will be taught.

3D Printer Certification
Sat May 06, 2017 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Tue May 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Wed May 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Staff members show participants how to use the 3D printers available at Toronto Public Library.

Smartphone Filmmaking I&II
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
An introduction to using iMovie on the Mac. Basic video editing techniques will be taught.
Upcoming Dates: Tue May 09; Tue May 30

Intro to 3D Design
Wed May 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Thu May 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sat May 20, 2017 | 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Tue May 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
A hands-on workshop where participants will learn how to create simple 3D designs.

Snap Circuits for Kids!
Thu May 11, 2017 | 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Thu May 25, 2017 | 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Learn the basics of completing electrical circuits in the most fun and entertaining way!

Arduino for Beginners
Fri May 12, 2017 | 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller.

Fun with MaKey MaKey!
Wed May 17, 2017 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Learn how electrical circuits work in a fun safe way! Participants will learn how to recode and use the MaKey MaKey microcontroller to create their own simple game controllers and musical synth instruments.

HTML & CSS for Beginners
Fri May 26, 2017 | 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hyper Text Markup Language, or HTML, does more than just display buttons, comments and photos of cats: HTML allows people, computers and search engines to better understand the content on the page.

Details

Start:
May 1 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 31 @ 11:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Leaside Library
165 McRae Dr.
Toronto, M4G 1S8
Phone:
416-396-3835
Website:
http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Nr=p_cat_branch_name:Leaside