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Icon of the event After School Club - Knitting for Kids!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how to knit at the library! We'll show you basic techniques to get started. You might even get to take some of your creations home. Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Bookish Beaver
Mon Jul 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to turn an old children's book into a little beaver friend! A great place to display cards of photos. Make one for yourself, or as a gift!...

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 and bring your own needles and yarn. All are welcome. Limited instruction may be available for beginners from our group members. Drop in. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 14
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Book Bouquet
Mon Jul 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to make rolled paper roses from old books and magazines....

Icon of the event Lego Challenge!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

4 challenges. 10 minutes each. Are you ready to build it with Lego? Join us for the Lego Challenge and test your skills! Each session will have new challenges for participants to complete....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 08
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Silhouette Art
Mon Jul 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Use old books and black paper to make silhouette art of classic book characters, Canadian icons, or anything you'd like!...

Icon of the event A Minute to Win It
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

How's your sense of balance? Can you juggle like a pro? Run faster than a cheetah? Hop higher than a bunny? Test your skills in a series of bizarre challenges using everyday items to see if you can win it in a minute!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 18
Tue Aug 01
Icon of the event Canadian Animal Origami
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us and learn how to make some Canadian animals out of origami paper! We will be making 4 different animals at each session....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Aug 21
Icon of the event Tuesday Crafternoon:  Hockey Duct-tape Wallets
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Make your own duct-tape wallet representing your favourite Canadian hockey team. All materials provided....

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Sock Puppets
Mon Aug 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Make a sock puppet friend, and try it out at our puppet theatre! Socks will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own....