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Icon of the event Origami Workshop for Teens
Sat Jul 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The Origami Society of Toronto presents this paper folding workshop for teens. Learn the tricks and techniques involved in the ancient art of paper folding....

Icon of the event Short Story Writing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Katie Bryski, the winner of the Toronto Star 2016 Short Story Contest, will show young writers how to craft a short story in this workshop for teens ages 12-17. Click the link below to reserve a spot in the program starting o...

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 Jul 06
Wed Aug 03
Wed Sep 07
Wed Oct 05
Icon of the event Sewing Basics
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn the basics of sewing a variety of media, including recycled clothing, on an ordinary sewing machine....

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Oct. 25, 2016)
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event Gremlin Invasion!
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

You walk into your home in the middle of the night and hear soft steps and slight hissing all around. Scared, you quickly turn on the lights to find that...GREMLINS have taken over your house!...

Icon of the event Thanksgiving Craft
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Gobble Gobble! Come give thanks with a craft!...

Icon of the event Self-publishing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Are you a teen who is interested in self-publishing your novel? Learn the steps involved in getting your book publication ready. For ages 15-22. Click the link below to reserve a spot in the program starting on Aug. 2nd. For ...

Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Have fun playing chess and other games while you improve your critical thinking skills. Ages 7-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registartion starts June 1, 2016.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Adult Creative Lounge:
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Whether you?re a sewing master or an all-round crafter, we have the perfect way for you to use those extra buttons you have at home. Join us at Morningside Library to think outside the (button) box and create some great art! ...