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Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 22
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 19
Wed May 03
Icon of the event Magic Tricks Workshop - FULL
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join WonderPhil and learn easy magic tricks that can be performed with everyday objects, usually found around the house. Entertain your friends and family by making things seemingly disappear, appear, be torn and restored, an...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Twisted Ones Balloon Show
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Debbie and her balloons for a show and workshop that is packed with incredible balloon costumes, magic, and cool music. For ages 5 & up....

Icon of the event March Break Crafternoon
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a fun afternoon at the library making creative arts and crafts! For ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registration required. Space is limited. Large groups must inquire ahead of time. Please call the branch at 416-395-5750 for...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Chess and Checkers Club
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Come and have fun playing chess and checkers. Experienced chess players and beginners are welcome. Room 1023. Ages 6-14. For more information, please call 416-394-5210.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 01
Wed Mar 08
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Minute to Win It Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Can you complete crazy challenges with everyday objects in just one minute? You have just ONE minute to WIN IT! Join us for fun competitive games that will test your skill and speed! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Mond...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 27