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Icon of the event Pete the Cat Storytime
Wed Jul 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come take a walk down the street with Pete the Cat and hear all about his adventures. Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. For ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Sewing Basics
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn the basics of sewing a variety of media, including recycled clothing, on an ordinary sewing machine....

Icon of the event Klezmer Music Presentation
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come listen to Klezmer Music and learn all about it. What is it? Where did it come from? What are its musical sources? How did it turn up in the New World? How did it assimilate? Why did it come to an end? What sparked...

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

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Father's Day Craft
Mon Jun 13, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us to make something special for your father, grandfather or caregiver! Ages 4-12. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Craft Club
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Get in touch with your creative side! Make something to take home using paper, scissors, colours and your imagination! All ages welcome. Parents must be present for children 6 years and younger. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
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 Hand Sewing for Seniors
Wed Jun 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come in and enjoy our sewing session for one hour and a half. You will learn or review some basic sewing skills, meet other seniors and have fun. You will bring a small project home....

Icon of the event Harry Potter #8 Book Launch Party
Tue Aug 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come celebrate the recent release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II (Book #8)! Join your fellow Gryffindors (or Slytherins!) and take part in Harry Potter trivia, games, and crafts! Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Thu Sep 22, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Albion

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bio...