Don Mills Library

Address: 888 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto, ON, M3C 1P6
Phone: 416-395-5710

Don Mills Library – Summer 2018 Evening Programs

Celebrate Teen Summer Reading! Participate in fun programs for ages 12-19

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 – 5 pm

Button Making

Tuesday July 24

Design and create your own button using our button maker. Great for wearing and gifting!


Thursday August 9

Come test your knowledge… for fun! Join us for Jeopardy-style trivia.

Mini Macramé

Tuesday July 31

Bring out your inner hippie and learn to knot a hanging plant hanger and bracelet.

Perler Beads

Tuesday August 14

Make a charm out of Perler beads. Turn your charm into a small functional item.

Film Screening

Thursday August 2

Join us for a feature film. Popcorn provided!

Escape Room

Thursday August 16

Come solve our library-themed escape room and unlock a prize!

Bullet Journaling

Tuesday August 7

Learn how to prepare a notebook and use it for bullet journaling, a planning and scheduling system for organizing your life.

Nature Loom

Tuesday August 21

Wind down and learn to weave a small wall hanging using beads, branches and yarn.

Space is limited. Please register in person or by phone at 416-395-5710

Only one program for Adults @ Don Mills Library Branch in September, there will be many more Oct – Dec.

Disability Tax Credit 

Wed. Sept. 26, 6:30pm

The disability tax credit (DTC) is a non-refundable tax credit that helps persons with disabilities or their supporting persons reduce the amount of income tax they may have to pay.

 A representative from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will talk about:

– new changes

– eligibility

– the process of applying

– how it is accessed

– what to do if an application was denied

– what credits are available for the caregiver

– related medical expenses

…and more!

 Free program.  To register please call 416-395-5710.

Winter 2018 Afternoon Programs

Tea And Movies

Join us on Friday afternoons at 2:00 pm for a series of classic films! No registration required. Tea and coffee will be served before the movies.

January 12:  Funny Face (1957) (103 min.)

February 9:  The Great Dictator (1940) (125 min.)

March 9:  Laura (1944) (88 min.)

Ball Workshop for Functional Mobility

Friday January 26, 2 pm

Join an instructor certified by the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) to learn to how to use a small exercise ball to improve posture, upper-lower body strength, balance and flexibility. Participants will receive a small ball. Registration is limited.

Achieve “Shelf” Control

Friday February 23, 2 pm

Learn the basics of home organization and decluttering. Topics covered include getting started, how to do it and how to stay organized. Presented by Professional Organizer Cherri Hurst, who has thirteen years in the business.

Fraud Prevention

Friday March 2, 2 pm

Examines the top forms of financial fraud and outlines five questions to ask if you are uncertain. Learn nine ways to prevent fraud and how to protect yourself from title fraud. Get smart tips about your PIN. Presented by the Canadian Bankers Association.


Dear Sadie: Love, Lives, and Remembrance from Ontario’s

First World War

Friday March 23, 2 pm

Join Jay Young, PhD, for a presentation commemorating this year’s centennial of the First World War. The Archives of Ontario’s “Dear Sadie” exhibit is based on a series of letters between Harry Mason, a Canadian soldier fighting overseas, and Sadie Arbuckle, his sweetheart back home, highlighting the personal stories underlying the war.