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Icon of the event Discovering Ontario's Orchids and Wildflowers-TD Friends of the Environment
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join photographer and artist John Alexander and Peter Kaellgren, Curator Emeritus from the Royal Ontario Museum, on a photographic journey as they introduce you to The Weird, Wild and Wonderful ? Carnivores, Parasites and oth...

Icon of the event Tuesday Knit Night!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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:
Tue Jun 28
Icon of the event Colouring and conversation
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation! We supply the colouring pages, pencils, markers, crayons. First and third Friday of each month.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 16
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 21
Icon of the event ND After School Club: String & Sculpting
Ongoing event running from Mon Jun 06, 2016 - Mon Jun 27, 2016
Location: Northern District

June is string and sculpting month! Join us for weekly activities and games every Monday from 4pm-5pm in the Main Floor Program Room. Drop-in. For ages 8-12....

Icon of the event Summer Gamemakers
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Ever wanted to make your own video game? This workshop will introduce participants to videogame controls involving non-traditional "controllers". No programming experience required! This program is for teens ages 12 and up. R...

Icon of the event Short Story Writing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Katie Bryski, the winner of the Toronto Star 2016 Short Story Contest, will show young writers how to craft a short story in this workshop for teens ages 12-17. Click the link below to reserve a spot in the program starting o...

Icon of the event Raptor Watching at Rosetta McClain
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

September is the peak time for raptor/hawk migration along the bluffs. Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the unbelievable fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) alon...

Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Play a favourite PS3 game or try something new on the Wii or Xbox! Drop by for afternoons filled with fun and new friends. Drop-in, no registration required. This program will be relocated to the first floor while Room 2 unde...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 29
Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Sept. 27, 2016)
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event Haunted Library Lock-Up
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...