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Icon of the event Jewellery Making for Seniors
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provided...

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 Chinese Brush Painting
Sat May 09, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Albert Campbell

During Asian Heritage Month at Albert Campbell Branch, have fun while you learn the skilful and ancient art of Chinese Brush painting....

Icon of the event Hot Tips for Vegetables
Fri May 01, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dawes Road

Must have advice on how to grow leafy greens, peppers, beans, tomatoes, and other vegetables. Presented by Toronto Master Gardeners. Please register in person or by phone 416-396-3820.

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 Balcony and Terrace Gardening
Sat Apr 11, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dawes Road

Practical ideas for gardening above ground, presented by Toronto Master Gardeners. Please register in person or by phone 416-396-3820.

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 Gaming in the Library
Fri Mar 20, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Looking for something to do during the March Break?...

Icon of the event Wednesday Knit Night!
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 18
Wed Apr 15
Wed May 20
Wed Jun 17
Icon of the event Duct Tape Creations
Wed Mar 18, 2015 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Cedarbrae

Get crafty and creative with household duct tape in a variety of colours and patterns! Make library card holders, small clutches/wallets, and other fun items to take home. Get ideas and share your tips with others!...