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Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Enjoy a demonstration of the techniques, practices, rituals and etiquette of an ancient form of Japanese swordsmanship known as Katori Shinto Ryu. No registration required.

Icon of the event Play Reading Group
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 14
Sat Jun 11
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 Memory Lane: The Gift of Our Stories
11:30 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

"Storytelling has seen a strong resurgence in recent times. Even in this age of high technology, people realize that stories are powerful. Studies suggest that they stimulate our minds in ways that other art and education med...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event P.A. Day - Create with Lego!
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for fun with Lego. For children ages 7-12 years old. Registration begins on May 10th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Board Games for Adults
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Come out to play and enjoy a selection of board games with your friends and family at the library! You?re welcome to bring your own games to share!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Mother's Day Craft
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will make a special gift to give mom. Registration begins Apr 7th. Register in person or by phone 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

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 Colouring for Adults
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you remember how peaceful colouring was when you were a child?...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Teen Gaming
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Bring your friends and play on a variety of games and consoles. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 26