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Icon of the event Toronto Seed Library
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Presentation on importance of preserving and exchanging seeds; how to save, store and propagate, garden, and balcony planting. They bring seeds for people and encourage exchange of seeds and "seed sovereignty."

Icon of the event The StreetKnit Project
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Please join us on the last Tuesday of each month at the Annette Street Library from 7-8:15pm to put your knitting needles together and help keep someone without a home warm this year....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 30
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Fun with Colours
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

An excellent introductory program to introduce children to variety of colours. Children will learn the primary and secondary colours. Co-sponsored with the Malvern Family Resource Centre. Drop-in program. For ages 2-6.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Mon Aug 22
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 Aug 05
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Fri Aug 26
Fri Sep 02
Icon of the event Library Olympics
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Do you love books? Is your library card worn out from over use? Then you're ready to compete in Don Mills' first Library Olympics - test your knowledge of kids books and the library with four tricky challenges. Excitement, fu...

Icon of the event Outdoor Survival Game - FULL
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Select your animal and survive in this outdoor chase game that demonstrates the basics of ecology and food chains. Be the last animal standing and win! Ages 7 & up....

Icon of the event Anyone Can Make a Quilt
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Want to create a quilt of your own? Need help getting started? Join quilting artist Joanne Lynes who will show us the basics of hand quilting by demonstrating how to build a quilt sandwich from three layers of fabric. She ...

Icon of the event Storybook BINGO
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Get ready to see all your favourite children's book characters in this year's Storybook BINGO! Get ready for great prizes and tons of fun! Ages 5 & up....

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club JUNIOR
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Go WILD for this year's TD Summer Reading Club! Join us for an afternoon of fun crafts, activities and games. For ages 6-8. Drop-in program. Daycares and large groups please call


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Icon of the event Wild About LEGO - FULL
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Show off your wild creativity by creating nature scenes, from the jungle to the ocean, and fierce animals, fur, feather, claws and teeth! The most original and unique creations will win prizes! Ages 7 & up....