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Icon of the event Pokémon Bash
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

The latest Pokémon GO craze that swept over Canadians might have died down, but that does not mean you have to put down your Pikachu hat just yet. Come out to the library this summer to create a Pokémon craft, play games, an...

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

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
Sat Jul 08
Icon of the event Dance Bharatanatyam
Sat May 27, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us to learn the history and watch a performance of the famous South Asian classical dance form, Bharatanatyam....

Icon of the event Mother's Day Craft
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

Come and make something special for mom for Mother's Days! All ages. Drop in.

Icon of the event Chess in the Library for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for Chess in the Library. You can learn the basics of chess, the rules, some strategies or just have fun playing with your friends and challenging others....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Icon of the event After School Crafting Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in April for a variety of special crafting techniques including loom bands, crochet and more! Ages 6-12 in the Children's Department, drop in no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event Knitting and Crochet Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

For those who want to join a group, chat - and of course - knit or crochet. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 02
Icon of the event After School Club - Knitting for Kids!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how to knit at the library! We'll show you basic techniques to get started. You might even get to take some of your creations home. Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jun 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors. For more information and to register please phone Barbara Frum Branch at 416-395-544...

Icon of the event Garden Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Come together to explore books and nature! Enjoy a story or two and learn about plants and local wildlife. Each week will feature different activities in Cedarbrae's pollinator garden, as participants grow plants from seed an...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12