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Icon of the event Earth Day Celebration
Sat Apr 18, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Become an eco-leader through games and activities that demonstrate what you can do to help the environment! Learn about urban gardening and composting!...

Icon of the event Ask an Expert:  15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Wed May 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

A Toronto Master Gardener shows fun and practical ways to expand your garden space including: using visual tricks, vertical gardening, intensive planting of edibles and creative container gardening. Get your garden off to a...

Icon of the event Basics of Vegetable Growing
Thu Apr 30, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae

This year trained horticulturalists from the Toronto Master Gardeners will be at the library to answer all of your questions about growing vegetables. Learn about the vegetable plants, growing conditions, planting, fertilizin...

Icon of the event  Palmerston Lego Club (age 6-12)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Palmerston

Join The Palmerston Lego Club! Build, create and explore the world of Lego! For ages 6-12 years. Registration required. Please call 416-393-7680 for more information and to register....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 10
Fri Apr 17
Fri May 08
Fri May 15
Icon of the event Origami Flash Mob
Sat May 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Parkdale

Make an Origami Butterflies and set it free! Artist Sam Dizon will be teaching students to create these paper art pieces and together we will create an outdoor art installation. No registration required. Call 416-393-7686 for...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Experienced chess player or beginner? Come and have fun learning the game or playing with like-minded players. Every Saturday from 2:00 -4:00 P.M. Registration suggested. To register, call 416-395-5674. We also accept drop-in...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 04
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02
Icon of the event Homelands: Hands-On Chinese Calligraphy and Painting
Sat May 09, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Riverdale

This special art workshop introduces traditional Chinese art mediums and calligraphy to participants with or without previous experience....

Icon of the event Teen Game Night
Thu Apr 16, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sanderson

Challenge your friends to video, board or card games and see who is victorious! Win a prize if you can beat library staff in a game of Mario Kart....

Icon of the event Seeds and Gardening
Sat May 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn what a seed library is and the importance of preserving and exchanging seeds from Toronto Seed Library staff. Please bring seeds to participate in a seed exchange. Children will have the opportunity to plant their own s...

Icon of the event Afterschool Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

Put your imagination to work and learn something new, or show off your engineering skills and build impressive structures. Every Monday our Afterschool Club will bring a different theme or challenge for you to face!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 06
Mon Apr 13