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Icon of the event Make It Sew
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Because safety pins don't solve everything! Learn essential hand sewing skills like how to hem a pair of pants or sew a button from a seamstress with decades of experience to share. You'll be amazed how just a few simple tech...

Icon of the event Go Wild for Colour
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Weekly colouring challenges.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Wed Aug 10
Wed Aug 17
Icon of the event Go Wild for Crafts
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Summer crafting fun.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 18
Icon of the event Wild About LEGO - FULL
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Show off your wild creativity by creating nature scenes, from the jungle to the ocean, and fierce animals, fur, feather, claws and teeth! The most original and unique creations will win prizes! Ages 7 & up....

Icon of the event Make some cards!
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Learn some card making techniques - stamping, water colouring and paper piecing. Nothing says "You are special" like a handmade card. Come out and make one for that certain someone. Registration required - adults and teens. ...

Icon of the event Wild About Animals: Group Collage Workshop - FULL
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Using colourful fabric and materials, you'll help in creating a giant group collage featuring animals and nature scenes to display in the branch for the rest of the summer! Ages 6 & up....

Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances, furniture, clothes, jewelry, books and more. For whatever you need fixin', bring it on!...

Icon of the event Kids Knitting Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Calling all children, ages 7 and up, who always wanted to learn to knit. This is your chance to learn this fun way of making beautiful things. Come with your own wool and knitting needles. Registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Icon of the event Awesome After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Interested in poetry, crafts and games? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club with tons of fun activities. Bring your friends or make some new ones!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Mixed Media Workshop
Tue Aug 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

We will make individual collages using some mixed media techniques. Learn to work in ink, paint and paper. Experiment with fabric and textures. Registration required. Adults and teens. Free.