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Icon of the event Fall Papermaking Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is a factor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anatole Yarmosh, a fourth generation hobby beekeeper and author of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" will share his knowledge of bees and of how to construct a small-scale hive....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jun 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors. For more information and to register please phone Barbara Frum Branch at 416-395-544...

Icon of the event Origami Art for Teens
Fri May 26, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by learning how to fold a Japanese traditional paper craft. Materials will be provided.3...

Icon of the event TPL Teens Summer Edition at Dawes Road
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Teens: Celebrate the summer, books and Canada's 150 with challenging activities, crafts and contests. Design a t-shirt, work with papier maché, escape a puzzle room, recreate a Canadian masterpiece and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 04
Icon of the event Street Smarts Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Dawes Road

To celebrate Bike Month, learn how to maintain a bike for a safe ride. Presented by Cycle Toronto. Sign up in the branch or by calling 416-396-3820.

Icon of the event Easy Stop Motion Animation with your phone or tablet
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring any smartphone, recent iPod Touch or tablet. Learn to use it with a free App to make short stop motion animation movies. Share them with friends and family. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746. Ages 13+ or c...

Icon of the event Can You Dig it? Gardening for Kids
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come join us for a fun PA day of gardening at the library with an expert from Downsview Park. Children will be able to start a plant from a seedling, learn gardening techniques and either plant their seedlings at a Downsview ...

Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...