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Icon of the event Big Book Sale
Sat May 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for our annual Big Book Sale. Get your hands on some good Books, CDs, DVDs and Magazines at unbeatable prices!...

Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join the club! Build, create and explore the world of LEGO! We provide the LEGO - you provide the imagination!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Get Poetic
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a poetry program in celebration of National Poetry Month! Create a cut-and-paste poem, a blackout book poem, a book spine poem, or your own original composition. Share it with the group for a chance to win a prize...

Icon of the event Snap Circuits and other games
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play with electricity and circuitry during this hands-on program! Or play chess, checkers, Mastermind or cards. Drop-in. Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Recycled book crafts
Mon Mar 20, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a FREE program on learning how to make different flowers, leaves, and trees from old books! Cut them, glue them, fold them, design them, and take them home!...

Icon of the event 3D Printing Demonstration
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn about one of the library's favourite new technologies, the 3D mini printer. See a 3d print job from start to finish. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Animal Origami
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and join us for a FREE origami program! Learn how to make a variety of animals, and practice your paper folding skills. For everyone age 7 and up. All supplies provided. Drop in!...

Icon of the event March Break LEGO Fun
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Calling all LEGO fans! Use your imagination and creativity to construct awesome LEGO structures. This drop-in program is for ages 6-12 years. There will be a selection of books available to borrow.

Icon of the event Marshmallows and Toothpicks - Make a geometric sculpture
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Make a geodesic sculpture with marshmallow joints and toothpick connectors. Kids learn the difference between two and three dimensions. Ages 6-13. Drop-in.