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Icon of the event Earth Day Celebration
Sat Apr 18, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Become an eco-leader through games and activities that demonstrate what you can do to help the environment! Learn about urban gardening and composting!...

Icon of the event Ask an Expert:  15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Wed May 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

A Toronto Master Gardener shows fun and practical ways to expand your garden space including: using visual tricks, vertical gardening, intensive planting of edibles and creative container gardening. Get your garden off to a...

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 03
Fri Apr 10
Fri Apr 17
Fri Apr 24
Fri May 01
Icon of the event Basics of Vegetable Growing
Thu Apr 30, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae

This year trained horticulturalists from the Toronto Master Gardeners will be at the library to answer all of your questions about growing vegetables. Learn about the vegetable plants, growing conditions, planting, fertilizin...

Icon of the event Knitting and Fibre Arts
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Join expert knitter and spinner Cathy Thomson on the third Thursday of the month (except August). Learn to knit or bring your own project and enjoy knitting with others. All skill levels are welcome. Please bring your own nee...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 16
Thu May 21
Thu Jun 18
Icon of the event The Essentials of Creating Amazing Slideshows
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Learn from a professional visual artist and designer how to create a striking beautiful slideshow of your creativity or products, your story, portfolio, brand, opinion or any topic. This seminar will cover the principles, ti...

Icon of the event Let's Play President!!
Fri May 29, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
S. Walter Stewart

President or Beggar? Think your skills at playing the card game President can beat everyone. Bring your game face and challenge your friends during the library?s first tournament of President....

Icon of the event K-Nex Fun
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us every Tuesday for fun with K-Nex. Ages 6 - 12 years.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 07
Tue Apr 14
Tue Apr 21
Tue Apr 28
Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshops: Pom Pom Creations
Fri May 15, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to turn yarn into pom pom creatures....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Experienced chess player or beginner? Come and have fun learning the game or playing with like-minded players. Every Saturday from 2:00 -4:00 P.M. Registration suggested. To register, call 416-395-5674. We also accept drop-in...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 04
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02