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Icon of the event Lego Robotics Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

A six-week introduction to programming and building with Lego Mindstorms robots. In addition to programming, there is a strong focus on the trickiness of troubleshooting and how to work in teams to complete a goal together....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 02
Thu Mar 09
Icon of the event Illustration Celebration
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Get ready to make lots of squiggly marks and collaborate with others with this do-it-yourself demo. You will be creating your own illustrations and experimenting with different formats. Learn how to make; zines, stickers, and...

Icon of the event Toronto Master Gardeners Presents: Pollinator Gardens
Fri May 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Thinking of planting a pollinator garden? Come and discover the latest buzz on creating a haven for pollinators by learning the basics:...

Icon of the event After School Crafting Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in April for a variety of special crafting techniques including loom bands, crochet and more! Ages 6-12 in the Children's Department, drop in no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event The Weedless Garden
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Winning the war on weeds without poisoning the environment! Find out how to identify and define weeds in your garden, control the spread without pesticides, lawn management and alternative groundcovers, and more.

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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 The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Knitting & Crocheting Circle
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Whether you're an avid knitter or just a beginner, come join us for an informal time of knitting and crocheting. Knitting and crocheting resources will be provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28
Icon of the event Teen LEGO Challenge!
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Can you build the strongest bridge or the tallest tower? Compete against other teens creations in a series of LEGO building challenges....

Icon of the event After School Watercolour Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in May to learn basic techniques in watercolouring. Limited supplies for children ages 6-12. Drop in, no registration required. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31