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Icon of the event Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!
Fri Jul 29, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and celebrate our favourite wizard's birthday, and the release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". Make your own golden snitch, try your hand at tessomancy (the art of reading tea leaves), and perfect your calligr...

Icon of the event Geocaching 101
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

The Toronto Public Library is now host to a series of Geocaches. Come learn what Geocaching is, how to find a geocache. There will also be the opportunity to meet and talk with experienced geocachers. For more information ...

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Jungle Games
Wed Aug 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Celebrate the TD Summer Reading Club by competing in a series of challenges and activities. Have fun and test your strength and literary knowledge....

Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Icon of the event Youth Hub Girls' Night
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Today the ladies take over the Youth Hub! Get your nails done, watch girly movies, and the video game consoles will be dedicated to the games you want to play. Just Dance 2016, anyone?...

Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop for Adults
Mon Oct 24, 2016 | 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 intermediate skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provi...

Icon of the event Storybook BINGO
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us for Storybook Character BINGO. Play along with the pictures and win a prize! For all ages. Children 5 and under should be accompanied by an adult or older sibling. No registration required. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event Becoming a Deejay: Skills, Attitudes, and Techniques
Mon Sep 26, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Start an exciting new hobby or launch a career- this is sure to be a workshop that will inspire you. Join Deejay Twizta, a Toronto-based artist as he unfolds his musical journey. He will provide advice on choosing the right e...

Icon of the event Discovering Ontario's Orchids and Wildflowers-TD Friends of the Environment
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join photographer and artist John Alexander and Peter Kaellgren, Curator Emeritus from the Royal Ontario Museum, on a photographic journey as they introduce you to The Weird, Wild and Wonderful ? Carnivores, Parasites and oth...