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Icon of the event Reuse, Recycle, Revamp!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Calling all crafters. In this 4 week program you will learn how to transform common items from around your house into fresh new things for your bedroom and your wardrobe....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 14
Mon Nov 21
Mon Nov 28
Icon of the event Snap a Portrait!
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Photography teacher Diana Nazareth will lead a fun, hands on workshop inspired by Cosmopolis Toronto....

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Dec. 6, 2016)
Tue Dec 06, 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 Button Making Workshop
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Use magazines, comics and books to make your very own buttons! All supplies are provided....

Icon of the event Haunted Library Lock-Up
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters in the community, please drop in. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Several community volunt...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Sat Nov 05
Icon of the event Let's Paint Together
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 04, 2017 - Wed May 17, 2017
Location: Eatonville

If you are a beginner or experienced artist, join us in our friendly and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with the same interest in art and painting. All levels, all media (NO OIL please), any style....

Icon of the event Holiday Craft for Kids
Sat Dec 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Make a magical holiday diorama! For children ages 4 and up. Please register in advance at 416-393-7720 or in person at Riverdale branch.

Icon of the event Origami Workshop for Teens and Adults
Sat Nov 19, 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 Holiday Canvas
Sat Nov 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Bring your creativity and we will supply the materials to create holiday-themed paintings. Your paintings will be displayed in the library for all to admire! Registration begins October 26th. Register in person or by phone...