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Icon of the event Tatting Anyone?
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in and spend some time with fellow tatters. Co-sponsored with Fringe Tatters.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Knitters
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Would you like to share your love of knitting? Want to learn to knit? Bring your own needles and yarn or use the yarn provided.

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 22
Thu Mar 29
Icon of the event Murder Mystery
Sat Mar 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Do you have what it takes to solve mysterious clues and win the game? Join us for a murder mystery game full of dark secrets, murderous crime and unexpected fatality. ...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Wed May 16, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Cycle Toronto will show you the basics of how to maintain your bike in this hands-on workshop. Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right ...

Icon of the event Houseplants: Our Constant Garden
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Agincourt

Many people today feel that growing houseplants is boring and that the real glory in gardening is growing outside. Not so! Each new study shows that houseplants are important to our health and mental well being. This presenta...

Icon of the event Tabletop Gaming
Wed Mar 21, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Bring some friends and get your game on! Choose from our selection or bring your own.

Icon of the event 15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Tue Apr 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Get inspired and see ideas for making better use of the space you have! Learn a step by step method for planning your garden, visual tricks to virtually expand your space and ideas for going vertical. Get suggestions for wha...

Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Don't throw it away! Bring your broken home appliances and electronics to the library and learn how to fix it with volunteers from the Repair Café. Repair Café Toronto is a group of volunteers who love to fix things and help ...

Icon of the event Teen Gaming @Bloor/Gladstone
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Get your game on @ the library! Test your gaming skills on our consoles and challenge your friends. ...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 23
Mon May 14
Mon Jun 11
Icon of the event Clueless in the Garden: A Guide for Beginners and Black Thumbs
Wed Apr 25, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Can you use garden soil in a container? Does it matter if you plant annuals or perennials? Should you use mulch or not? Gardening can be very satisfying, but when your plants don't thrive, it can be very frustrating too. Spen...