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Icon of the event Repair Café
Sat May 06, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Reduce, reuse, repair! In this workshop learn how to repair sewing and jewellery items. Bring any broken pieces with you, and get the one-on-one support you need to get it fixed....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for Chess in the Library. You can learn the basics of chess, the rules, some strategies or just have fun playing with your friends and challenging others....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

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 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 Charm School Etiquette Workshop
Wed May 03, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet Kerry Ann Thomas, former Miss Teen Nubian, Miss Toronto Tourism Public Relations, and Miss Soft and Beautiful Canada, who will be presenting on charm and etiquette. Join us and learn how to be a lady and a gentleman, pro...

Icon of the event Game On--Video Gaming Nights
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Join us in the library every Tuesday nights for some classic video game multiplayer matches. For ages 8-13. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Icon of the event DIY Soap Making Workshop with
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Malvern

During this interactive workshop, you will make skincare products that will feel good and smell great! The instructor will guide you through the process of making soaps, lotion, lip balm, bath bombs, and body scrub. You will ...

Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 01
Wed Apr 05
Wed May 03
Wed Jun 07
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 Craft for Kids: Zentangle
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your creativity and make something cool at the library! Learn about the Zentangle Method - a fun and relaxing way to create beautifully drawn images....