Bring the family to 8th Annual Bingo Marathon

Upcoming Programs

Toddler Time will be offered on Wednesdays from 10:30-11:00 a.m. The weekly program will run from Jan. 10 to Feb. 14 and will include songs, stories, rhymes and finger plays for toddlers from 19 months to 3 years, with their parent or caregiver. Register in person on Jan. 10 at 10:00 a.m. There is a limit of 15 toddlers.

Monday Night at the Movies is a weekly program for adults and it is held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Come to enjoy some great films and meet new people.  The movies are free and you are welcome to bring your own refreshments. The first movie night of 2018 will be on Jan 8.

Knitting and Crocheting Drop-In is held on Saturday mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m.  You can come and start a new and fun hobby. Volunteers are available to help you learn new skills and untangle difficult stitches. A variety of pattern books and magazines are available to borrow. The first meeting of 2018 will be on Jan. 6.

Lego Fun is a program for children ages 6 years and up, with their parent/caregiver. It will be held on Friday January 19, a PD Day from 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Children will have the opportunity to build amazing structures, compete in contests and use their imagination to tell stories about their creations.

8th Annual Bingo Marathon will be held on Saturday, January 27 from 1:30-3:00 pm. This multi-generational program celebrates Family Literacy Month and is great fun for the whole family!  Bring your friends to play Bingo, win book prizes and enjoy some time together at the library.

Ontario Early Years staff will present a Story Stretcher interactive drop-in program for children ages birth to 6 years and their parents/caregivers. Each week will be focused on a theme story book that will be followed by a craft, table activities and songs to reinforce the themes of the story book. It will be held on Mondays from 10:30-11:30 am. This program will run from Jan. 8 to Feb. 26 (excluding Family Day on Feb. 19).

The Sun Life Financial Museum and Arts Pass (MAP) is available year round. Your family can explore some of Toronto’s cultural and arts treasures for free.  Passes are available to adult library card holders beginning on Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. At the Port Union Library, MAP Passes are distributed for the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Toronto History Museums and the Textile Museum of Canada.

For more program information, consult our “What’s On” publication, visit the Library website at or phone Answerline at 416-396-8885

Submitted by Seema Datta, Senior Library Assistant, Port Union Library