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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 Birding 101
Thu Jun 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cliffcrest

Birding 101 for absolute beginners. Ever wanted to be a birdwatcher! This presentation will introduce beginners to birding, covering topics like: getting started, birdwatching guides, binoculars, species identification, song ...

Icon of the event Bingo!
Tue Jul 28, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for a fun game of bingo! Win prizes! Drop-in, no registration required. 3rd Floor, Room B.

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 Jewelry Workshop
Thu Jul 09, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Come join us at Barbara Frum to create your own costume jewelry piece. We will make necklaces and bracelets for girls and boys! Ages 8-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday Ju...

Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cliffcrest

A great place to share your interest whether you're a beginner or a pro, bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters and crocheters.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 07
Tue Apr 14
Tue Apr 21
Tue Apr 28
Tue May 05
Icon of the event Wednesday Knit Night!
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 15
Wed May 20
Wed Jun 17
Wed Jul 15
Icon of the event Pop-Up Cards
Sat Apr 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Calling all crafters: pop-up cards are popping up at the library. Learn to make your own creative greeting cards in this fun session. All materials will be provided. Intended for ages 6-12....

Icon of the event 10 Tips for Low Maintenance Gardening
Sat May 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Albert Campbell

Join Toronto Master Gardeners and learn time-saving tips for getting the most from your garden. Registration is required. For more information and to register, visit in person or call 416-396-8890.