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Icon of the event Big Book Sale
Sat May 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for our annual Big Book Sale. Get your hands on some good Books, CDs, DVDs and Magazines at unbeatable prices!...

Icon of the event After School Watercolour Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in May to learn basic techniques in watercolouring. Limited supplies for children ages 6-12. Drop in, no registration required. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join the club! Build, create and explore the world of LEGO! We provide the LEGO - you provide the imagination!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Get Poetic
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a poetry program in celebration of National Poetry Month! Create a cut-and-paste poem, a blackout book poem, a book spine poem, or your own original composition. Share it with the group for a chance to win a prize...

Icon of the event After School Crafting Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in April for a variety of special crafting techniques including loom bands, crochet and more! Ages 6-12 in the Children's Department, drop in no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event Snap Circuits and other games
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play with electricity and circuitry during this hands-on program! Or play chess, checkers, Mastermind or cards. Drop-in. Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for bird watching in Toronto
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Long Branch

Birding is fun, easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fi...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Recycled book crafts
Mon Mar 20, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a FREE program on learning how to make different flowers, leaves, and trees from old books! Cut them, glue them, fold them, design them, and take them home!...

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 Animal Origami
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and join us for a FREE origami program! Learn how to make a variety of animals, and practice your paper folding skills. For everyone age 7 and up. All supplies provided. Drop in!...