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Icon of the event Teen Interest/Hobby Groups
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Drop in and spend one hour in the library. We have three volunteer-run groups in one room:...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Watercolour Painting for Teens
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

In this program you will learn the basics of watercolour through a variety of fun activities and techniques. At the end of this program you will be able to bring home your own pieces of artwork....

Icon of the event Giant Collaborative Poem Book PA Day
Fri Dec 02, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

A giant book has landed in the library and needs your help filling out the pages. Come contribute drawings and poems with your friends and artist Annie Wong. For ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 03
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
Icon of the event Toronto Seed Library
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Presentation on importance of preserving and exchanging seeds; how to save, store and propagate, garden, and balcony planting. They bring seeds for people and encourage exchange of seeds and "seed sovereignty."

Icon of the event Artists In the Library: Pop-Up Poetry
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Make your words jump off the page in this mini pop-up book workshop with artist Annie Wong. For ages 6-12...

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 Drop-in Halloween Craft
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Drop in to make a spooky Halloween craft. All are welcome.

Icon of the event Artists In the Library: Collage Poetry
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Come and join artist Annie Wong in making a mini poem book by collaging text and images from old magazines. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event DIY: SCRAP That!
Sat Nov 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Totally Teen Scrapbooking 101! Have you always wanted to make a visual journal of your favorite and most memorable pictures and memorabilia? This is your chance to preserve those memories by putting them all together in your ...