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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 24
Tue Mar 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

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 Show & Tell: Storytelling at the Library
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Everybody has a story to tell. Bring an object and join us for a show and tell program. Make connections with others in your community while working with researchers from the University of Toronto to shape your stories and me...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
Icon of the event Show and Tell ? Storytelling at the Library
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Bring an object, share a story, make a connection....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15
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 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...

Icon of the event Spring Gardening Checklist
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join a panel of experts from Toronto Master Gardeners in a lively discussion that will help you produce your best garden ever!...

Icon of the event 3D Printing Demonstration
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn about one of the library's favourite new technologies, the 3D mini printer. See a 3D print job from start to finish. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Big Book Sale
Sat May 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for our annual Big Book Sale. Get your hands on some good Books, CDs, DVDs and Magazines at unbeatable prices!...

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn how to make new crafts with a variety of materials in a safe and welcoming environment....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 27
Mon Mar 06
Mon Mar 13
Mon Mar 20
Mon Mar 27