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Icon of the event Repairathon at the Library!
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Toronto Clothing Repairathon runs free public events, where anyone can bring clothing to be repaired by volunteers. Our goal is to encourage the teaching and learning of repair skills, to reduce waste and keep clothing out of...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101: Bike with Confidence
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Cycle Toronto will guide you through everything you need to know about cycling in Toronto. Topics include: road rules, safe riding techniques, equipment, choosing your route and more.

Icon of the event Easter Themed Craft
Sat Mar 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us on Saturday, March 31st for an Easter themed craft. Fun for kids of all ages & their families. Drop in program.

Icon of the event Stay and Play
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Drop by the Main Floor Program Room to socialize and play with our toys.

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 19
Tue Mar 20
Wed Mar 21
Thu Mar 22
Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us on Wednesdays after school from 4-5pm for special activities and games. Take part in LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, robotics & circuitry, and much more. Ages 6-12. Drop in! No registration required. Call 416-393-7746...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 04
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 18
Icon of the event Learn to Camp and Experience the Great Outdoors
Sat Jun 02, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Studies have shown that spending time in nature improves physical, mental and social well-being, as well as increases environmental awareness.

Icon of the event Digital Camera Club for beginners and amateurs
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Have fun, learn, and share: DSLR cameras, photos, videos and media publishing. Show and tell on the Library's 72" TV! Bring your camera, pictures and videos (USB or SD card). Questions? Call 416-604-3359.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 20
Tue Apr 17
Tue May 15
Tue Jun 19
Icon of the event Make a Sock Monkey with Operation Sock Monkey! For adults and teens 13+
Sat Mar 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

For ages 13 and older. Sock monkeys are sent to children in need of a smile. Operation Sock Monkey is a volunteer-run in support of humanitarian organizations that provide laughter, hope and healing to communities around th...

Icon of the event Spring Awakening
Thu Apr 12, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Take the steps this spring to have your best garden ever! A Master Gardener will suggest the monthly tasks for your flower beds, veggie patch, shrubs and lawn. Plus enchanting photos to motivate you to action!

Icon of the event Community Plant & Seed Swap
Sat May 12, 2018 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for a Plant & Seed Swap at Dufferin/St.Clair Library. The community is invited to bring excess plants from their spring gardening (flowers, fruits & vegetables) and swap them with others. Get planting tips from our lo...