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Icon of the event Repair Café
Sat Jan 21, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Don't throw it away, fix it! Bring a broken household item to the Repair Cafe where you can get help fixing it. Learn a new skill, meet your neighbours, save the planet....

Icon of the event Makey Makey Programming Workshop
Sat Jan 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn how to use a two-sided circuit board that uses everyday objects as a replacement for keyboards and mice. Start to experiment and build immediately. Ages 8 & up....

Icon of the event Vegetarianism 101: Easy Steps for Eating Less Meat
Mon Jan 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Interested in making healthier, more sustainable and more compassionate food choices? The Toronto Vegetarian Association will give you some tips and tools for going vegetarian or reducing your consumption of animal products, ...

Icon of the event Tech Tuesdays
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Learn about the latest apps and ask us any questions you have about your device....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Icon of the event Awesome After School Club: Pop-Up Learning Lab
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club to explore Battle Bots, Snap Circuits, Makey Makeys, 3D printing and more! Bring your friends or make some new ones!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Icon of the event Messing Around With Arduinos
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fort York

Arduino is an open-source electronic prototyping platform that lets you create interactive electronic objects. In other words, it's a simple little computer that helps you to turn inputs into outputs. It's not hard to learn, ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Icon of the event Astronomy at the South Pole
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

In a quest for ever-clearer views of the sky astronomers put telescopes in remote places, even in the middle of Antarctica. Professor Keith Vanderlinde of Dunlap Institute talks about his work with the 10m South Pole Telesco...

Icon of the event Drop In Gadget Help
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Do you own a smartphone, tablet, e-reader or laptop that you are having trouble using? Drop in, bring your device and staff will be available to help you! Each session will be 15 minutes. No registration required! For more in...

Icon of the event 3D Printing Certification for Kids
Fri Jan 27, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn about 3D printing and the 3D printers at TPL's Digital Innovation Hubs....

Icon of the event After School STEM Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

It's all about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at this after school club. Wednesdays, Feb 1 - 22, 4:00-5:00 pm. Recommended for ages 6-12, registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22