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Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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 After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school for special activities for children ages 6 to 12. Drop-in program, no registration necessary....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 24
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Icon of the event Knitting Circle
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for an informal knitting circle: all levels of knitters welcome! Bring your own yarn and needles and share your projects and ideas with other knitters. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 17
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Icon of the event P.A. Day: BINGO
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Play along with the pictures on our storybook BINGO cards and win a prize. Everyone wins! For all ages. No registration required. Drop in to the lower level program room.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event March Break: St. Patrick's Day Storytime and Craft
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for St. Patrick's Day stories and crafts. No registration required.

Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 21
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Icon of the event Teen Gaming at Bloor/Gladstone
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Get your game on @ the library! Test your gaming skills on our consoles and...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 27
Mon Mar 27
Icon of the event Ten Tips for Low Maintenance Garderning
Tue May 02, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Main Street

Garden less and enjoy it more! Learn some time saving tricks and tips as well as great picks for easy-care plants. No registration is required. Drop into the program room on the lower level of the library.

Icon of the event After School Fun with K'Nex & Marbleworks
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us after school for fun with k'nex & marbleworks. Ages 6 - 12. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14