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June 2017


Spring and summer activities at Port Union Library


Gardening for Birds, Butterflies and Beyond This program is presented by staff of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority and it will be held on Thursday, June 8, from 7:00-8:15 p.m. Helping the environment starts in your own backyard. Learn how to attract and protect native species, such as Monarch butterflies, nesting songbirds and hummingbirds with beautiful landscape features.  Participants will receive a free copy of the Creating Habitat Guide.


TD Summer Reading Club “GET YOUR SUMMER READ ON” Day Registration begins on Saturday, June 17 at 9:00 a.m. and is for children of all ages. Join for free and take part in the fun online or at the library. On this day, there will be a surprise activity from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Canada is 150 years old and we have planned some fun activities to mark this great event. Join us for weekly programs for children aged 6-10 on Wednesdays starting July 12 to August 16, from 2:00-3:00 p.m.


Monday Night at the Movies – This weekly adult program is held on Mondays from 6:00-8:00 pm, Come watch some great films and meet new people. The movies are free and you are welcome to bring your own refreshments.


Knitting and Crocheting – This weekly multi-generational program is held on Saturdays from 9:30-11:30 am.  Learn a new skill and meet other area residents, There are volunteers to help you and a variety of pattern books and magazines are available to borrow. The last program of the season will be on June 24.

Ontario Early Years staff present an interactive, drop-in program for families with children ages birth to 6 years. It is held on Mondays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. This program begins on Monday, June 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. Limited quantities of passes are available weekly to adult library card holders beginning on Saturdays at 9:00 am on a first-come, first-served basis.  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.