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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

Learn how to shape your mementos and stories into a digital exhibit and explore the library's collections while helping researchers from the University of Toronto to design Show and Tell programming....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Cancelled - Knitting
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

A great place to share your interests whether you're a beginner or a pro. Bring your handiwork and spend time with fellow knitters.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 16
Icon of the event Knitting & Crochet Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Want to learn how to knit or crochet with a fun group of people? Looking for help with your knitting or crochet project? Join our Knitting & Crochet Circle! The circle is led by friendly Albion residents every Tuesday nigh...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for Teens
Wed Aug 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Create a stop motion animation movie using the NFB Stop Mo Studio app for iPad. Ages 13-19. Please register in person or by phoning 416-393-7717. Spaces limited.

Icon of the event Garden Club
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Get your hands dirty and join the S. Walter Stewart Youth Advisory Group as they plant, grow, and maintain the Library's Flower Garden....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 28
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 19
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 16
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Wrap Party
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Prizes, treats and games to wrap up this year's Summer Reading Club events At Gerrard-Ashdale. All ages. Drop-in.

Icon of the event How to Raise Monarch Butterflies with Carole Pasternak
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Observing a Monarch butterfly as it transforms itself from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly is among the most thrilling experiences that nature offers. But unfortunately, the number of Monarch butterflies are dwindling. ...

Icon of the event Friday Crafternoon with Anime
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

April 1: Secret Book Box: Make a secret compartment in an old book!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 10
Icon of the event D.I.Y Cushion
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Bring your own T-shirt and turn it into a cushion. No sewing required. No registrations.

Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25