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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 Teen Gaming
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Get your game on at the library! Test your gaming skills on our consoles and challenge your friends!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 27
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
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 After School LEGO and Board Game Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Hillcrest

Come build, create and explore with LEGO or play a variety of board games. Join us for some fun times after school. For ages 8-12. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
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 Podcasting 101
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Hillcrest

An introductory workshop on podcasting, including how to create, listen to or be a guest on a podcast. Lecture to be followed by a demonstration of a podcast recording. Suitable for ages 13 and up....