Programs for babies, children and adults returning this fall

Fall Programs

Baby Time will be offered on Wednesdays, from 10:30-11 a.m. The program will run from October 25 to November 29 and will include bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months, with their parent or caregiver. Register, in person, on October 25 at 10 a.m. There is a limit of 15 babies. Preference will be given to those who were not able to participate in the September session.

Lego Fun is for children ages 6 years and up, with their parent/caregiver. On October 6, 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.

“Play N Learn” is offered by staff of the Scarborough East – Ontario Early Years. It is an interactive drop-in program that is designed for families and their children ages 0-6 years. The activities encourage children to learn to develop skills through play. Creative arts, games, songs, cognitive activities and stories are provided. This drop-in program is held on Mondays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. There is a limit of 40 participants. The program continues until November 27.

Monday Night at the Movies continues to attract enthusiastic audiences. Adults can attend each week from 6:00-8:00 p.m. to enjoy some great films and meet new people. The movies are free and you are welcome to bring your own refreshments.

Knitting and Crocheting Drop-In is held on Saturday mornings, from 9:30-11:30 a.m.  Now is the time to begin your holiday projects and there are volunteers available to help you learn new skills and untangle difficult stitches. A variety of pattern books and magazines are available to borrow.

Coming Soon – Due to popular demand, Port Union Library will be hosting a Pop-up Learning Lab in December and a 3D printer will be available during that month. Staff will be conducting a variety of programs for children (10+ years), teens and adults. These will include 3D printer certification, introduction to 3D Design, Arduino, GIMP, MaKey MaKey, Snap Circuits and more. For more information about these programs and when online registration begins, please consult www.torontopubliclibrary.ca.

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 a.m. At the Port Union Library, MAP Passes that are distributed are:

the Art Gallery of Ontario, the City of Toronto Historic Sites and the Textile Museum of Canada.

For more program information, consult our “What’s On” publication, visit the Library website at www.torontopubliclibrary.ca or phone Answerline at 416-393-7131.