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Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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 fi...

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 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 Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 17
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
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 Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

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 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 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 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 Easter Egg Hunt
Sat Apr 15, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children will explore the library and learn about the Dewey Decimal System by participating in an Easter Egg Hunt. Registration begins March 11. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Make a Mother's Day Card
Fri May 12, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jones

Join us for crafts you can make for your mom to celebrate Mother's Day Sunday May 14th.