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Icon of the event Monarch Tagging Along the Scarborough Bluffs!
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

This presentation at Cliffcrest Branch will discuss the tagging of monarch butterflies at Rosetta McClain Gardens. For the last 3 years monarchs have been tagged at Rosetta on their migration to Mexico! Results of this proce...

Icon of the event 3D Printing demonstration
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn about one of the library's favourite new technologies, the 3D mini printer. See a 3d print job from start to finish. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Paint With Me
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Create your own unique work of art with Artist Erin Reece in a guided 'paintshop' using acrylic and canvas mediums. Each participant will be taught step by step to help recreate their own creation. Be inspired while enjoyin...

Icon of the event Marshmallows and Toothpicks - Make a geometric sculpture
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Make a geodesic sculpture with marshmallow joints and toothpick connectors. Kids learn the difference between two and three dimensions. Ages 6-13. Drop-in.

Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join our Lego Club where you can create, build and use your imagination! Please register in person or by phone 416-393-7717.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 01
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29
Icon of the event Wii Gaming
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

An hour of Wii gaming fun. For ages 6 and up. Please register in person or by phoning 416-393-7717.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Podcasting 101 CANCELLED
Sat Jan 21, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

An introductory workshop on podcasting, including how to create, listen to or be a guest on a podcast. Lecture to be followed by a demonstration of a podcast recording....

Icon of the event Introduction to Paper Quilling
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

Discover how to turn colorful paper strips into beautiful works of art and keepsakes with this beginner quilling class! Children under 10 years to be accompanied by parent. Limited spaces. Please register by calling 416-396-...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 20
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event Learn to Crochet Classes
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

Have you always wanted to create with your hands? Come share your passion for crochet, make friends and have fun. Classes offered to all ages and you work at your own level. Bring your hooks, yarn and your ideas and get s...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Icon of the event After School Club for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Looking for something to do after school? Join the after school club! We meet every Tuesday to make stuff, play games, do crafts, talk about books, and more! For kids ages 8-12. Please call 416-395-5440 to register. Space is ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 10
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07