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Icon of the event Design a Tote Bag
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Design and decorate a canvas tote bag. Materials provided.

Icon of the event Snap It! Photography for Teens
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Calling all shutterbugs! Learn photography tips and tricks, unlock the potential of your digital camera, and explore the difference between a photograph and snapshot, what really makes a good photograph, and how to look at th...

Icon of the event Origami Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Try your hand at the art of paper folding! Create your own amazing creatures and treasures to take home. For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, April 18. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Mon May 29
Icon of the event Jewelry DIY: Suede Chain Bracelets
Sat Mar 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Learn how to make a wearable chain bracelet. Ages 9-12. Supplies provided.

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. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Street Knit
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Put your needles together and help keep someone without a home warm this year. Patterns, wool and some needles are available, but all material contributions and donations are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Teen LEGO Challenge!
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Can you build the strongest bridge or the tallest tower? Compete against other teens creations in a series of LEGO building challenges....

Icon of the event March Break Robotics
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

This workshop will introduce participants to building robots using LEGO and programming them using NXT software. Various tasks will be assigned for the robots to complete and small competitions between teams will be held. No ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 13
Tue Mar 14
Wed Mar 15
Icon of the event MarioKart 8 Gaming Tournament
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Albion

Join us for a MarioKart videogame racing tournament. Ages 6-12.

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!...