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Icon of the event Cancelled - Gardening is for the Birds
Tue May 12, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn how to create well designed gardens with year-round beauty and songbird interest. Strategically choose and arrange plants, feeders, nesting boxes, and water sources to provide the essential elements of life for songbird...

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 Ask an Expert: Balcony and Terrace Container Gardening
Wed Apr 22, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Weston

Inspiring photos and practical ideas for successful gardening above ground. Presented by Toronto Master Gardeners who are trained horticulturalists. No registration required.

Icon of the event Lego Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Come and explore the wonderful world of Lego building! For ages 6-12 years. Registration required. Please call 416-393-7717 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 16
Thu Apr 23
Thu Apr 30
Thu May 07
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 Greening Your Grounds: Getting Started
Mon Apr 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

What is a rain garden? How does a rain garden work? Should I install a permeable patio? Learn about the newest trends in residential landscaping and how to use them to add pizzazz to your property. Call 416-394-5270 or email ...

Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Launch with a Board Game Party
Wed Jul 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play Scrabble, chess, card games, ......And to register for the TD Summer Reading Club and receive a free program booklet. Children are encouraged to earn twelve collectible stickers by reading books over the summer.

Icon of the event Weston Branch Lip Sync Battle
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Weston

Have you got mad lip syncing skills? Enter Weston branch's first ever Lip Sync Battle, for your chance to win prizes and be crowned Weston branch Champion! Too shy to perform? Come and cheer on your favourite routines, and ...

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 12, 2015 - Mon Jun 29, 2015
Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Craft any designs from sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick...

Icon of the event Jewelry Making for Beginners
Mon May 04, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewelry in this hands on workshop. No experience required. All supplies will be provided by the artist. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to r...