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Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 24
Tue Mar 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
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 St. Patrick's Day Craft
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Main Street

Make a craft to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. No registration required. Suitable for children ages 3 and up.

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 Knit Wits
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join Main Street's knitting and crochet club. Share your projects with other knitters/crocheters, teach a technique, learn a technique, and enjoy great conversation. All level of knitters welcome. Bring your own yarn, needles...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 02
Thu Mar 09
Thu Mar 16
Thu Mar 23
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

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 Lunch Time Video Games
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Come to the library to eat your lunch and play video games in the program room on the lower level. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 24
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event Storybook Character BINGO
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Main Street

Play along with the pictures and win a prize! No registration required. Drop into the program room on the lower level. Don't be late - game starts promptly at 2pm! Children 6 and under should be accompanied by an adult or old...