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Icon of the event Comics Crafts
Wed Mar 28, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Upcycle old comic books into bookmarks and more! All supplies provided.

Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Wed Apr 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Come and discover the many direct benefits of pleasure beekeeping, and the innovative solutions that open it now to general public. Anatole Yarmosh, PhD, author of ...

Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Origami meet-up for kids the first Saturday of each month. Learn to fold origami! Beginner & advanced folders welcome. This program is offered in partnership with the University of Toronto organization Fly with Origami, Learn...

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 07
Sat May 05
Sat Jun 02
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...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

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 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 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 28
Wed Apr 04
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 18
Wed Apr 25
Icon of the event Northern District Knitting Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Bring your own needles and yarn, and share ideas, skills or knit socially. All levels are welcome. Limited instruction may be available for beginners from our friendly knitters. Drop in. No registration required.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 03
Tue May 01
Tue Jun 05
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 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...