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Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Birding is fun, easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fi...

Icon of the event Canada 150 Bash
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us in the Children's Department at Pape/Danforth Library to celebrate all things Canadian in honour of our 150th birthday. Listen to stories, sing songs, create a craft, get your face painted, and much more! Fun for the...

Icon of the event Knitting Circle
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for an informal knitting circle: all levels of knitters welcome! Bring your own yarn and needles and share your projects and ideas with other knitters. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 17
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Icon of the event Top Tips for Top Vegetables Panel
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bridlewood

Must-have advice on growing these popular vegetables: beans, cucumbers, leafy greens, onions, garlic, peas, peppers, potatoes, root vegetables, squash and tomatoes....

Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Icon of the event Pape/Danforth Knitting Circle
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us for an hour of knitting. Bring your own needles and yarn. All levels are welcome. Limited instruction may be available for beginners from our friendly residents. Drop in. No registrations required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 12
Wed May 10
Wed Jun 14
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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 Celebrate Canada with Library Bingo
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Play a round of Library Bingo with us to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. Learn about the TD Summer Reading Club, register, and pick up your notebooks. All children welcome!...

Icon of the event Repair Café
Sat May 06, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Reduce, reuse, repair! In this workshop learn how to repair sewing and jewellery items. Bring any broken pieces with you, and get the one-on-one support you need to get it fixed....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19