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Icon of the event Maker Monday: Silhouette Art
Mon Jul 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Use old books and black paper to make silhouette art of classic book characters, Canadian icons, or anything you'd like!...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with Cycle Toronto
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn everything you need to know to about cycling in Toronto! Topics include: basic road rules and safe riding techniques, how to "size" and maintain your bike to prevent pain and injury, how to correctly wear a helmet, when...

Icon of the event Lego Challenge!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

4 challenges. 10 minutes each. Are you ready to build it with Lego? Join us for the Lego Challenge and test your skills! Each session will have new challenges for participants to complete....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Icon of the event A Minute to Win It
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

How's your sense of balance? Can you juggle like a pro? Run faster than a cheetah? Hop higher than a bunny? Test your skills in a series of bizarre challenges using everyday items to see if you can win it in a minute!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 18
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....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Origami Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Try your hand at the art of paper folding! Create your own amazing creatures and treasures to take home. For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, April 18. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Mon May 29
Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed May 03
Wed Jun 07
Icon of the event Geocaching Puzzle Workshop
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to solve some of the common types of geocaching puzzles. Share puzzle problems and/or solutions with others....

Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provided...

Icon of the event Teen Gaming
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Get your game on at the library! Test your gaming skills on our consoles and challenge your friends!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 26