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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  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 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you love to knit? Do you want to learn? Join our group of knitters that meet in the 1st floor study room to chat, work on a project, share your skill and learn something new. All levels welcome. Supplies provided for begin...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
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 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 Panorama Community Garden:  Learning Gardening Hub
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Looking for children (ages 7 and up) to work together in designing and building garden spaces at Panorama Community Garden. Topics include: soil health, plant selection, seed growing, pollinators etc. Register by calling Elea...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jul 02
Icon of the event Help Bring Butterflies to the Cedarbrae Branch
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and the David Suzuki Foundation for an afternoon of gardening fun! Help plant milkweed and native bee and butterfly-friendly flowers in the library's garden, and make wildflower "seed bombs" that can be scattered thro...

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 26
Thu Jun 02
Thu Jun 09
Thu Jun 16
Thu Jun 23
Icon of the event After School Club for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for fun activities. For ages 8-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21