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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 Memory Lane: The Gift of Our Stories
11:30 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

"Storytelling has seen a strong resurgence in recent times. Even in this age of high technology, people realize that stories are powerful. Studies suggest that they stimulate our minds in ways that other art and education med...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
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 After School Club:  Papier Mâché !
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Make fantastic creations using just glue and water. We'll show you how to use papier-mâché to make amazing objects to surprise your teacher for your next school project! Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Tue Jun 28
Icon of the event Saturday Morning Knitting
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Knitters of all levels are invited to meet for knitting and socializing. Bring your own materials. Share your knowledge and love of knitting. Limited instruction (note this is not a class for beginners to learn to knit). Fr...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 15, 2015 - Thu Oct 26, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting. Beginners welcome. We'll help you learn. Bring your own needles and wool....

Icon of the event Geocaching 101
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

The Toronto Public Library is now host to a series of Geocaches. Come learn what Geocaching is, how to find a geocache. There will also be the opportunity to meet and talk with experienced geocachers. For more information ...

Icon of the event PA Day:  Slide into Summer Storytime & Craft
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us in celebrating SUMMER, which is just around the corner. We will sing and share stories about summer and then create a summertastic craft! Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Wild Origami
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Re-create animals and small creatures through the art of paper folding. Make your own origami creations to take home. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jul 06
Wed Aug 03
Wed Sep 07