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Icon of the event The Weedless Garden
Thu May 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Winning the war on weedsÂ…without poisoning the environment!...

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 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 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 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 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 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!...

Icon of the event Watercolour and Mixed Media Art for Teens
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Discover fun and fascinating methods in watercolour painting. Learn simple to understand techniques to create unique decorative papers that can be incorporated into collage and mixed media works of art....

Icon of the event Drumming Workshop with Mystic Drumz
Sat Feb 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Main Street

Join us in a celebration of Black History Month for a hands-on drumming workshop full of music and rhythm. Every participant receives an instrument and instruction on how to play. Registration is required. Register in the bra...

Icon of the event P.A. Day: Console Gaming
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

School your opponents in a frenzy of awesomeness! Prove you have the legendary skills to challenge others to some wicked games on the PS3, 360, and Wii.