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Icon of the event The Weedless Garden
Wed May 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

April Showers Bring May Flowers!...

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 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 Origami Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Try your hand at the art of paper folding! Create your own amazing creatures and treasures to take home. For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, April 18. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join our LEGO Club where you can create, build and use your imagination! Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 27
Icon of the event Spring Awakening: Toronto Master Gardeners
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Easy steps to your best garden ever! When to start seeds, cut back foliage, clean up and weed. Bring your question and ask an expert; presented by Toronto Master Gardeners.

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
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 Paint with Me
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Create your own unique work of art with Artist Erin Reece in a guided 'paintshop' using acrylic and canvas mediums. Each participant will be taught step by step to help recreate their own creation. Be inspired while enjoying ...

Icon of the event March Break Gamemakers
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

This workshop will introduce participants to video game creation, no programming experience required! Representing the Hand Eye Society, a local non-profit videogame arts organization, Ken Cho has coordinated many game-making...