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

Join us on Fridays after school for special activities for children ages 8 to 12. Drop-in program....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 21
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Wrap-Up Party
Fri Aug 12, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we wrap up the TD Summer Reading Club with fun games and prizes! Take part in our challenges and collect more stickers....

Icon of the event Photography 101: Your Community Through Your Eyes
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Youth will learn the basics of photography in this one day workshop. They will be provided with a camera and have the opportunity to take pictures of their local community and get feedback from the instructor throughout the d...

Icon of the event Self-publishing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Are you a young writer looking to explore the world of self-publishing? Toronto fantasy author and digital designer Benjamin Gabbay presents a step-by-step guide for taking your writing from your computer to a bookshelf at li...

Icon of the event After School Club:  Back to School DIY Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Go back to school with trendy Do It Yourself pencil cases, book covers, or locker supplies! All materials provided by the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 06
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Icon of the event Board Games for Seniors
Wed Aug 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come in and join other seniors or our teen volunteers for fun. You will have a variety of board games to play with, from Boggle, Bingo to Brain Quest....

Icon of the event Make some cards!
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Learn some card making techniques - stamping, water colouring and paper piecing. Nothing says "You are special" like a handmade card. Come out and make one for that certain someone. Registration required - adults and teens. ...

Icon of the event Kids Knitting Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Calling all children, ages 7 and up, who always wanted to learn to knit. This is your chance to learn this fun way of making beautiful things. Come with your own wool and knitting needles. Registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Icon of the event Escape It: Library Lock-Up
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...