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Icon of the event Magic Camp
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 8-10) Sign up for Magic Camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week. Discover the secrets of coin and rope magic, make your own props and put on your own show! Re...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 14
Tue Aug 15
Wed Aug 16
Thu Aug 17
Fri Aug 18
Icon of the event Sewing in the Library
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Share your interest in sewing. Bring your own materials. Limited instruction may be available from our friendly residents....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: 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 Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

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 Fall Papermaking Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is a factor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: 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 Can You Dig it? Gardening for Kids
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come join us for a fun PA day of gardening at the library with an expert from Downsview Park. Children will be able to start a plant from a seedling, learn gardening techniques and either plant their seedlings at a Downsview ...

Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anatole Yarmosh, a fourth generation hobby beekeeper and author of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" will share his knowledge of bees and of how to construct a small-scale hive....

Icon of the event Create Your Own Board Game
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn how to build your very own board game from award winning creator Adam Clare! In this workshop, you will learn about game design, create rules for your game, and bring home a finished product to play with friends and fam...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...