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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 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 All About 1867 - Canada's Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Discover the exciting stories of several Canadian ships from the year 1867, the year Canada became a country!...

Icon of the event After School Club: Make It and Take It Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school during April for a month of crafts for kids. Make something and take it home!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event Show and Tell - Storytelling at the Library
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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:
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Icon of the event After School Club: Digital Innovation Month!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school for special activities for children ages 6 to 12. Drop-in program, no registration necessary....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
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.

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
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.