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Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jul 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

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 Make It & Take It
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Calling all children ages 6 - 12! Drop in Thursday afternoons this summer and get creative!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Icon of the event Project Sock Monkey
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us and make a sock monkey to donate to a child in need! Never sewn or made a sock monkey before? That's okay! Our Youth Advisory Group will be helping out, as well as making sock monkeys of their own!...

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Q-Tip Paint Sculpture
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

With just Q-tips, paint, and cardboard, celebrate Canada's 150 birthday by making a keepsake ornament or anything else your creative mind might unleash!...

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 Knit Wits
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join Main Street's knitting and crochet club. Share your projects with other knitters/crocheters, teach a technique, learn a technique, and enjoy great conversation. All level of knitters welcome. Bring your own yarn, needles...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 29
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Icon of the event Snap Circuits and other games
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play with electricity and circuitry during this hands-on program! Or play chess, checkers, cards or Mastermind. Drop-in. Ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Icon of the event Brain Games for Adults
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Nurture your brain health and strengthen your critical thinking skills in a fun way by exploring a variety of brain games. Register in person at the branch or call 416-396-8850 to register. Helpful for adults & seniors.

Icon of the event Torn Paper Portraits
Tue Aug 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Put the scissors away and use strips of torn coloured paper to create horizons and other images inspired by the artwork of English-Canadian artist Ted Harrison....

Icon of the event Northern Lights Craft
Tue Aug 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Sanderson

Create your own version of the beautiful northern lights!...