Holiday Closures: Good Friday, April 10 and Easter Monday, April 13.
Baby Time will be offered on Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m., from April 1 to May 6. Register and attend the first program on the same day! In-person registration begins at 10 a.m. on April 1. The program consists of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. There is a limit of 15 babies. Due to the popularity of this program, participants must have a valid Toronto Public Library card and plan to arrive early.
National Canadian Film Day: After the Last River, Wednesday, April 22 from 2:00 – 4 p.m.
Celebrate National Canadian Film Day by watching a wonderful film: After the Last River. In the shadow of a De Beers diamond mine, the remote community of Attawapiskat lurches from crisis to crisis while facing mounting environmental issues and an inability to directly benefit from resource revenues. Filmed over five years, After the Last River is a documentary that follows Attawapiskat’s journey into the international spotlight during the protests of Idle No More. Admission is free and you can bring your own refreshments. Limit of 30 people.
African Violets: Tuesday, April 21 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Presented by Toronto Master Gardeners. Tantalizing stories and photos about these popular houseplants: history of African violets, native species and hybrids, botanical details, dealing with problems, diseases and pests, and propagating. Bring your questions and join the discussion. No registration, but there is a limit of 30 participants.
Houseplants: Our Constant Garden: Tuesday, April 28 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Presented by Toronto Master Gardeners. Many people today feel that growing houseplants is boring and that the real glory in gardening is growing outside. Not so! Each new study shows that houseplants are important to our health and mental well-being. This presentation looks at these benefits and then discusses how to choose, care and come to love our very own constant garden. Bring your questions and join the discussion. No registration, but there is a limit of 30 participants.
For more program information, visit our website at www.tpl.ca, consult our “What’s On” publication, or phone Answerline at 416-393-7131.
Submitted by Seema Datta, Senior Library Assistant, Port Union Library
Monday 10:00 – 8:30
Tuesday 12:30 – 8:30
Wednesday 10:00 – 6:00
Thursday 12:30 – 8:30
Friday 10:00 – 6:00
Saturday 9:00 – 5:00