Ashdale Events with Gerrard-Ashdale Library – January 2014

Ashdale Events with Gerrard-Ashdale Library.



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.


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


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.


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.


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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