Ashdale Events with Gerrard-Ashdale Library – January 2014

Ashdale Events with Gerrard-Ashdale Library.

JANUARY

FEATURED PROGRAMS

NFB Film Club: The Fruit Hunters: Tuesday, January 7th, 6:30-8:05 p.m.

A screening of the 2012 feature documentary film about exotic fruit cultivators and preservationists. Directed by Yung Chang and co-written by Chang and Mark Slutsky, and inspired by Adam Leith Gollner’s 2008 book of the same name.

Family Literacy Day: Monday, January 27th, 7:00 -8:00 p.m.

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with stories, games and much more. No registration required.

ADULT PROGRAMS

Craft Connections: New Time! Mondays starting January 13th, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Need a break? Drop in and meet a group of crafty people who teach and learn from each other. Bring a project that you are working on or pick up a new craft in a friendly environment.

Adult Chess Club (For ages 13 and up): Every Saturday starting January 4th, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

Play casual chess.

Gerrard Ashdale Writers Group: Alternate Saturdays: January 11th and 25th, 10:30 a.m. to Noon.

Drop by and meet others at this community writers group. Bring a piece of writing to share, review and comment on others’ writing, and talk about process.

Gerrard Ashdale Book Club: Thursday January 30th, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

If you enjoy reading a range of literature and talking to others about books, this group is for you.

January selection: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

TEEN PROGRAMS

Youth Advisory Group (YAG) (Ages 13 to 19): Every 4th Friday of each month, January 24th, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Make friends and earn volunteer hours while helping us to create a better library for youth in the community. Youth volunteers needed. Registration required. Call us at 416-393-7717 for more information or reply to this email.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Baby Time (For ages birth to 18 months): Wednesdays, January 15th, 22nd and 29th, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Drop in, no registration required. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents and caregivers.

Leading to Reading (Children in grades 1 – 6 as of Sept. 2013): Mondays, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Children receive individualized help with reading and writing homework for one hour per week.
This programme is currently full. Please call us to inquire about the wait list.

WOODGREEN COMMUNITY SERVICES PARTNERSHIPS

Resume Critiquing: Thursdays starting January 9th, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Free one on one resume critiquing and answers to your job search questions. Drop in or call to book your 30 minute appointment, 416-645-6000 x2316.

English Conversation Circle: This programme is currently on hiatus and will resume on Tuesday, March 18th 2014.

All branches of Toronto Public Library will be closed:
New Year’s Day: Wednesday, January 1, 2014

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