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Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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 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 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 Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Fri May 26
Icon of the event Knitting Circle
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for an informal knitting circle: all levels of knitters welcome! Bring your own yarn and needles and share your projects and ideas with other knitters. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Icon of the event Origami 101
Sat May 13, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Jones

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with a special instructional session on making origami! Learn how to make a beautiful piece of origami to take home.

Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation Workshop
Fri May 05, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Create a stop motion animation movie using the Stop Motion Studio App. *Please bring your own mobile device* Ages 13 and up. Register in person or phone 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Dream Weaver Craft
Fri Jun 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jones

Celebrate Indigenous Heritage Month by joining in our weaving craft! For children 5 and up. Call to register at 416-393-7715

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. Register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

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 Apr 28
Fri May 26
Tue Jul 25
Fri Jul 28