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Icon of the event Chinese Ink Painting
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the technique of Chinese Ink Painting, a growing trend in the art market and a traditional art form still popular today....

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 Teen Button Making
Thu Feb 09, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Ever wanted to make your own button? We have magazines and comics to pick images from or you can bring your own image. Then again, you could also make a drawing into a button if you wanted......

Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Birding is fun,easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fin...

Icon of the event Valentine's Day Craft
Mon Feb 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Jones

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a love-themed craft to take home!

Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 22
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 22
Icon of the event Cardboard City Construction
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Think outside of the box by designing, building and decorating your own cardboard skyscraper....

Icon of the event UPDATED TIME CHANGE: Get Inspired: Mehndi Henna Workshop
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discover the traditions of Mehndi Henna. Demonstrations and supplies provided....