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Icon of the event Making Great Sausage with The Healthy Butcher
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dave Meli, head butcher at Toronto's own Healthy Butcher, shows us how to make our own great-tasting sausages at home and discusses the importance of organic, sustainable farming - not just for our environment, but for our be...

Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 15, 2015 - Thu Oct 26, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting. Beginners welcome. We'll help you learn. Bring your own needles and wool....

Icon of the event Colouring Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for one of the year's hottest trends; colouring! We welcome you to join us on the first Tuesday of the month for a fun filled afternoon of colouring and conversation. A great way to meet new people and relax. All mate...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 02
Tue Sep 06
Tue Oct 04
Tue Nov 01
Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Nov. 22, 2016)
Tue Nov 22, 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 Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Button Making for Teens
Mon Sep 12, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come to Jones after school and learn how to make your very own button to take home!...

Icon of the event Scrabble Club
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Love words? Join our club, meet new friends and have fun. Drop in. Fridays.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event Summer Lego Competition
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humber Summit

Join in the fun and see what you can build with our huge collection of Lego pieces on one massive table top.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 18
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event Self-publishing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Are you a young writer looking to explore the world of self-publishing? Toronto fantasy author and digital designer Benjamin Gabbay presents a step-by-step guide for taking your writing from your computer to a bookshelf at li...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children 5 and up. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27