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Icon of the event Preschool Art Play
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Come play with play-doh, paint, and glue as we explore craft materials and make some simple art. For children ages 2-6 and their caregivers. Come dressed to get messy! Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event After School Club:  Ancient Civilizations!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Discover the golden ages of history through trivia, games, and crafts at the library. We'll explore Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome, Ancient China, Ancient Greece, and much more! Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Play Reading Group
Sat May 14, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Like reading aloud? Enjoy theatre? Led by theatre-lover/actor Carina COjeen, this group will read a play together....

Icon of the event Father's Day Craft
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Create a special craft to give to your father or special one on Father's Day!...

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

Come and fold origami, more unique and dazzling than paper planes. Your level of experience doesn't matter. The University of Toronto Origami Club F.O.L.D. (Fly with Origami, Learn to Dream) will be on site to guide folders...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
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 May 31
Tue Jun 28
Mon Jul 25
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 Ahoy Mateys! Pirate Storytime
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

ARRGGHH! Ahoy matey! Join us on a swash-bucklin' adventure as we walk the plank together and listen to pirate stories! Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn how to shape your mementos and stories into a digital exhibit and explore the library's collections while helping researchers from the University of Toronto to design Show and Tell programming....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31