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Icon of the event How to make a great photograph, using old and new technology
Thu May 07, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

What makes a great photograph? We will explore some of the iconic photographs from the birth of photography 175 years ago to today and learn how the basic guidelines for a great photo have not changed significantly - but what...

Icon of the event  Downsview's Adult Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Thu Feb 05, 2015 - Thu Apr 09, 2015
Downsview

Interested in playing chess? Want to learn? Is playing chess on your bucket list?...

Icon of the event Quantum Kidz Lego® Workshop
Thu Mar 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albion

In honour of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, join us for a Lego® workshop with Quantum Kidz. Bring your creativity! Drop-in only. No registration required.

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Experienced chess player or beginner? Come and have fun learning the game or playing with like-minded players. Every Saturday from 2:00 -4:00 P.M. Registration suggested. To register, call 416-395-5674. We also accept drop-in...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 04
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02
Icon of the event Knitting Club
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albion

Are you looking for help with your knitting project? Just learning to knit or looking to join a knitting circle and chat?


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 10
Tue Mar 17
Tue Mar 24
Tue Mar 31
Tue Apr 07
Icon of the event Sustainable/Eco Design for your Home
Tue May 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Top 5 tips from Nikka Design to help you live better and feel better. This mini-workshop will show you how even small changes can have a big impact in creating a healthier home. To register, please visit in person or call 416...

Icon of the event Seeds and Gardening
Sat May 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn what a seed library is and the importance of preserving and exchanging seeds from Toronto Seed Library staff. Please bring seeds to participate in a seed exchange. Children will have the opportunity to plant their own s...

Icon of the event Basics of Vegetable Growing
Thu Apr 30, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae

This year trained horticulturalists from the Toronto Master Gardeners will be at the library to answer all of your questions about growing vegetables. Learn about the vegetable plants, growing conditions, planting, fertilizin...

Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

A great place to share your interest in yarn. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, drop in and spend some time with fellow crafters. It's also a great way to practice your English conversation skills. Please bring your own yar...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 09
Mon Mar 16
Mon Mar 23
Mon Mar 30
Tue Apr 07
Icon of the event Crocheting 101
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Learn the art of crochet....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 11
Wed Mar 25
Wed Apr 08
Wed Apr 22
Wed May 06