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Icon of the event Maker Monday: Framed Book Art
Mon Jul 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Create a unique piece of art for your wall using pages from old books! Include your favourite literary characters, or anything you can imagine!...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Duct Tape Wallet
Mon Jul 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Use duct tape to build a nearly-indestructible wallet. Great for yourself, or a gift for a friend or family member....

Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 22
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Book Vault
Mon Aug 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Turn an old book into a place to hide your valuables....

Icon of the event Summer Program: All about Pets!
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Malvern

Are you thinking about adding a pet to your family?...

Icon of the event Go Craft Yourself! with Ryan Kerr
Mon Jul 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Artist, activist and visual thinker Ryan Kerr is excited to lead a workshop on storytelling using only glue, scissors and construction paper. Based on his self-published memoir...

Icon of the event After School Maker Program
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Put your imagination to work and join us for this craft and creative play program after school Tuesdays. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 28
Icon of the event Seniors Board Games
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brookbanks

Chess, Checkers, Cards, Mah Jong, Blokus, Scrabble, Boggle, Jenga, Rummikub, Dominoes, Apples to Apples, Connect 4, Cranium, Skip Bo


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 30
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Felt Smartphone Case
Mon Aug 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Make a felt sleeve to keep your device safe and cozy. Bonus: works as a way to wipe those fingerprints off your screen!...