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Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Interested in learning how to play Chess? Then join us on Friday afternoons in July and August for our Summer Chess Club. Participants will be using our 3D printed chess sets and our custom outdoor chess tables. The focus wil...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event Harry Potter Fun
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Dawes Road

Wizardly crafts, puzzles, and a prediction contest to celebrate the release of the new book.

Icon of the event Youth Hub IN THE SUMMER
3:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Same ol' Youth Hub, but with some extra fun:...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 26
Wed Jul 27
Thu Jul 28
Fri Jul 29
Mon Aug 01
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 Go Wild for Colour
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Weekly colouring challenges.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Wed Aug 10
Wed Aug 17
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 Making Great Sausage with The Healthy Butcher
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dave Meli, head butcher at Toronto's own Healthy Butcher, shows us how to make our own great-tasting sausages at home and discusses the importance of organic, sustainable farming - not just for our environment, but for our be...

Icon of the event Shrunken Apple Heads and other Creepy crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Make an apple head doll or a gruesome shrunken head. Try some other spooky crafts. Please register at the branch for the series of 4 afterschool workshops. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
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 Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25