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Icon of the event Paint Party with a DJ
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Express yourself on canvas with the feelings you channel from the rhythm of music. Listen to a live DJ and learn the techniques of painting with a professional artist....

Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating: Fall Edition
Fri Sep 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Speed dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a literary twist!...

Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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. Registration starts June 2, 2015.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 10
Fri Jul 17
Fri Jul 24
Fri Jul 31
Fri Aug 07
Icon of the event Craft Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

Put your imagination and creativity to use this summer. Share your expertise or pick up a new hobby, you never know what could happen at Craft Club!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 07
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Tue Jul 28
Tue Aug 04
Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Jewelry Workshop
Thu Jul 09, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Come join us at Barbara Frum to create your own costume jewelry piece. We will make necklaces and bracelets for girls and boys! Ages 8-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday Ju...

Icon of the event Knitting Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Our knitting group meets weekly with the goal of donating warm knitted goods to local community members in need....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Mon Jul 13
Mon Jul 20
Mon Jul 27
Mon Aug 10
Icon of the event Frozen Sidewalk Chalk Party
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Beautify the street around our library using your imagination and FROZEN sidewalk chalk! Learn to make this clever drawing tool and play with some that is ready-made. This program is intended for both preschoolers & school-...

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school from 4-5 pm for special activities for children ages 8 to 12....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 11
Fri Sep 18
Fri Sep 25
Fri Oct 02
Fri Oct 09
Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Altered Books
Thu Jul 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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. Ages 8-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday Ju...

Icon of the event Barbara Frum Games
Tue Jul 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for fun PAN AM inspired games and activities. Compete and win prizes! 3rd Floor, Room B. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday, June 2, 2015.