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Icon of the event Kids Knitting Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Calling all children, ages 7 and up, who always wanted to learn to knit. This is your chance to learn this fun way of making beautiful things. Come with your own wool and knitting needles. Registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Icon of the event Origami Workshop for Teens
Sat Jul 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The Origami Society of Toronto presents this paper folding workshop for teens. Learn the tricks and techniques involved in the ancient art of paper folding....

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
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 teen who is interested in self-publishing your novel? Learn the steps involved in getting your book publication ready. For ages 15-22. Click the link below to reserve a spot in the program starting on Aug. 2nd. For ...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Bookish Hedgehog
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Make a cute, not-so-prickly hedgehog from a book. A great gift, or a unique way to display photos, notes, and cards....

Icon of the event Make some cards!
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Learn some card making techniques - stamping, water colouring and paper piecing. Nothing says "You are special" like a handmade card. Come out and make one for that certain someone. Registration required - adults and teens. ...

Icon of the event Go Craft Yourself! with Ryan Kerr
Mon Jul 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Artist, activist and visual thinker Ryan Kerr is excited to lead a workshop on storytelling using only glue, scissors and construction paper. Based on his self-published memoir...

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 Maker Monday: Framed Book Art
Mon Jul 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Create a unique piece of art for your wall using pages from old books! Include your favourite literary characters, or anything you can imagine!...

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 and object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25