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Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn how to shape your mementos and stories into a digital exhibit and explore the library's collections while helping researchers from the University of Toronto to design Show and Tell programming....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Cancelled - Knitting
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

A great place to share your interests whether you're a beginner or a pro. Bring your handiwork and spend time with fellow knitters.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 16
Icon of the event Help Bring Butterflies to the Cedarbrae Branch
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and the David Suzuki Foundation for an afternoon of gardening fun! Help plant milkweed and native bee and butterfly-friendly flowers in the library's garden, and make wildflower "seed bombs" that can be scattered thro...

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Interested in writing, art, technology, games and making cool things? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club with tons of fun activities. Bring your friends or make...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Icon of the event Wild About Animals: Group Collage Workshop
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Using colourful fabric and materials, you'll help in creating a giant group collage featuring animals and nature scenes to display in the branch for the rest of the summer! Ages 6 & up....

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Clinic
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

It's Bike Month! Come and join us for a FREE hands-on workshop to learn the basics of day-to-day bike maintenance! Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring you...

Icon of the event Friday Crafternoon with Anime
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

April 1: Secret Book Box: Make a secret compartment in an old book!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 10
Icon of the event Insta Essentials
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Phone Photography Workshop for Teens....

Icon of the event The Joker's Wild: Learn Card Tricks
Tue Aug 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Enter the beguiling world of illusion and slight-of-hand as you perfect your craft as a master of the cards. Learn four tricks to amaze and bewilder your family and friends. Bring your own deck or use one of ours. Ages 7 & up...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Framed Book Art
Mon Jul 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Create a unique piece of art for your wall using pages from old books! Include your favourite literary characters, or anything you can imagine!...