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Icon of the event Discovering Ontario's Orchids and Wildflowers-TD Friends of the Environment
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join photographer and artist John Alexander and Peter Kaellgren, Curator Emeritus from the Royal Ontario Museum, on a photographic journey as they introduce you to The Weird, Wild and Wonderful ? Carnivores, Parasites and oth...

Icon of the event Tuesday Knit Night!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 28
Icon of the event In the Jungle Safari Storytime
Tue Aug 09, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we go on a safari and meet animals of the jungle! Songs and stories will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Gremlin Invasion!
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

You walk into your home in the middle of the night and hear soft steps and slight hissing all around. Scared, you quickly turn on the lights to find that...GREMLINS have taken over your house!...

Icon of the event Hand Sewing for Seniors
Wed Jun 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come in and enjoy our sewing session for one hour and a half. You will learn or review some basic sewing skills, meet other seniors and have fun. You will bring a small project home....

Icon of the event Short Story Writing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Katie Bryski, the winner of the Toronto Star 2016 Short Story Contest, will show young writers how to craft a short story in this workshop for teens ages 12-17. Click the link below to reserve a spot in the program starting o...

Icon of the event Raptor Watching at Rosetta McClain
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

September is the peak time for raptor/hawk migration along the bluffs. Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the unbelievable fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) alon...

Icon of the event Clifford the Big Red Dog Storytime
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us for a tail wagging storytime of songs, crafts and other activities. Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Sept. 27, 2016)
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event Krazy Knitting for Beginners!
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Ever dreamt of knitting that perfect pair of mittens or scarf? If so, then come out to Pape/Danforth branch this summer and learn how to knit. We'll show you basic techniques to get started and get you on your way to becomin...