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Icon of the event Pape/Danforth Knitting Circle
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us for an hour of knitting. Bring your own needles and yarn. All levels are welcome. Limited instruction may be available for beginners from our friendly residents. Drop in. No registrations required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 12
Wed May 10
Wed Jun 14
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....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
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
Mon May 29
Icon of the event Teen Gaming
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Get your game on at the library! Test your gaming skills on our consoles and challenge your friends!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event DIY Dreamcatchers
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Create and take home your own bangle dreamcatchers to celebrate Aboriginal History Month. Ages 9-12....

Icon of the event After School Club - Knitting for Kids!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how to knit at the library! We'll show you basic techniques to get started. You might even get to take some of your creations home. Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
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 Podcasting 101 -- CANCELLED
Sat Apr 15, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

An introductory workshop on podcasting, including how to create, listen to or be a guest on a podcast. Lecture to be followed by a demonstration of a podcast recording. Suitable for ages 13 and up....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jul 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

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 Hop Like a Bunny Storytime
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for stories & songs for Easter! Create a fun craft and get hopping at the library! For ages 2-6....