Baby Time will be offered on Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m., from Jan. 8 to Feb. 12. Register and attend the first program on the same day! In-person registration begins at 10 a.m. on January 8. Baby Time is a 30-minute program and it will be held for six weeks. 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.
P.A Day Builders: Lego, Keva and Feltro Fun is a program for children ages 6 years and up, with their parent/caregiver. It will be held on Fri., January 17 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. No registration required.
10th Annual Bingo Marathon will be held on Sat., January 25, from 1:30-3:00 p.m. This multi-generational program is held to celebrate 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.
Monday Night at the Movies is a weekly program for adults and it is held from 6:00-8:00 pm. Come to enjoy some great films and meet new people. The movies are free and you are welcome to bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch to learn the title of the current movie.
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 program resumes on Jan. 11. There will not be a program on Jan. 25 due to Winterfest celebrations at the Port Union Community Recreation Centre.
Book a Librarian sessions are held on most Mondays between 2:00-4:00 pm
Do you need help to download eBooks, emagazines, eAudiobooks? Are you unsure how to use the library’s online resources, like Ancestry Library Edition, Lynda.com and Mango Languages? Phone the library to reserve an hour of one-on-one session with library staff.
The Museum and Arts Pass (MAP) allows your family to 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. The Port Union Library distributes MAP Passes 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 website at www.tpl.ca 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