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Icon of the event April Crafternoon
Sat Apr 28, 2018 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Jones

Make interesting craft with Spring Theme. Bring home your creation and enjoy it with your family. No registration required.

Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating 25-35
Wed Apr 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

Want to meet other singles ages 25-35 who share your interests? Speed dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a literary twist! Participants are given five minutes to chat with each pe...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101: Bike with Confidence
Wed May 30, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

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 Beer Talk & Tasting with Robin LeBlanc
Tue Apr 03, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join in the fun with this free Beer Talk & Tasting! Learn about Ontario Beers with beer columnist, blogger (, and co-author of the Ontario Craft Beer Guide Robin LeBlanc, and put your knowledge to the test...

Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Do you knit or crochet? Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting in the library, every Thursday from 6-8 pm. Beginners are welcome. We will help you learn. Bring you own needles and wool. ...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 29
Thu Apr 05
Thu Apr 12
Thu Apr 19
Thu Apr 26
Icon of the event Sushi Making for Adults
Thu May 24, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

A hands-on sushi making class presented by celebrated chef Sang Kim from Sushi Making for the Soul. Learn how to make three different types of rolls while learning about the art of sushi-making. No prior experience required...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

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 Space Explorers Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Blast off into intergalactic space! Explore the final frontier with hands-on STEM activities, discover fun facts about stars and planets, make cosmically cool crafts and more! The library is your portal to galaxies far, far a...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 02
Wed May 09
Wed May 16
Wed May 23
Wed May 30
Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat May 12, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

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 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. ...