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Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Oct. 25, 2016)
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop for Adults
Mon Oct 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn intermediate skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provi...

Icon of the event Message in A Bottle Necklace
Wed Sep 28, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us to make your own miniature glass bottle necklace and beaded bookmark. All supplies included. No experience is necessary. Space is limited, please register in branch or call (416) 393-7727.

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Sept. 27, 2016)
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event Discovering Ontario's Orchids and Wildflowers-TD Friends of the Environment
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join photographer and artist John Alexander and Peter Kaellgren, Curator Emeritus from the Royal Ontario Museum, on a photographic journey as they introduce you to The Weird, Wild and Wonderful ? Carnivores, Parasites and oth...

Icon of the event Shrunken Apple Heads and other Creepy crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Make an apple head doll or a gruesome shrunken head. Try some other spooky crafts. Please register at the branch for the series of 4 afterschool workshops. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Icon of the event Raptor Watching at Rosetta McClain
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

September is the peak time for raptor/hawk migration along the bluffs. Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the unbelievable fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) alon...

Icon of the event Watercolour Painting for Teens
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

In this program you will learn the basics of watercolour through a variety of fun activities and techniques. At the end of this program you will be able to bring home your own pieces of artwork....

Icon of the event After School Club:  Back to School DIY Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Go back to school with trendy Do It Yourself pencil cases, book covers, or locker supplies! All materials provided by the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 06
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Icon of the event Short Story Writing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Katie Bryski, the winner of the Toronto Star 2016 Short Story Contest, will show young writers how to craft a short story in this workshop for teens ages 12-17. Click the link below to reserve a spot in the program starting o...