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Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Have fun playing chess and other games while you improve your critical thinking skills. Ages 7-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registartion starts June 1, 2016.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Altered Books
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book.

Icon of the event Lego Fun
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Join us for some great lego challenges. All ages welcome. No registration required. No groups permitted.

Icon of the event Cartooning and Animation Workshop
Fri Jul 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Main Street

Animator and Character Designer in Animation, Enzo Avolio, leads this workshop for youth in Cartooning and Animation. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V., designing char...

Icon of the event Leaside Garden Society
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

The Leaside Garden Society meets nine times a year for friendly and informative sessions on gardening topics. For more information, please call 416-422-0538 or e-mail leaside@gardenontario.org.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 09
Thu Sep 08
Icon of the event Teen Interest/Hobby Groups
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 09, 2015 - Wed Aug 31, 2016
Location: Pape/Danforth

Drop in and spend one hour and a half in the library. We have three volunteer-run groups in one room:...

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Launch with BINGO!
Tue Jul 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come play a round of Bingo at Pape/Danforth and learn about the TD Summer Reading Club. Register for the program and you can even do your first book report to receive your first sticker! All ages. Drop-in....

Icon of the event  Chess in the Library
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomeInterested in learning how to play chess? Registration required. To register or for mor...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Video Games
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Drop into the library and play video games against your friends and staff of the library. No registration required. For all ages. No groups permitted.

Icon of the event Krazy Knitting for Beginners!
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Ever dreamt of knitting that perfect pair of mittens or scarf? If so, then come out to Pape/Danforth branch this summer and learn how to knit. We'll show you basic techniques to get started and get you on your way to becomin...