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Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Join Lillian H. Smith Branch's origami club. All beginner, intermediate and advanced folders are welcome to meet every first Saturday of the month. The University of Toronto Origami Club F.O.L.D. (Fly with Origami, Learn to...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 05
Sat Oct 03
Sat Nov 07
Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 05
Sat Sep 12
Sat Sep 19
Sat Sep 26
Sat Oct 03
Icon of the event Chalk Drawing on the Patio
Thu Sep 10, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

We invite children of all ages to draw chalk figures and designs on our outdoor patio. Drop-in after school.

Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating: Fall Edition
Fri Sep 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Speed dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a literary twist!...

Icon of the event Crayon Creators' Club
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Small Print Press is kicking off their Fall 2015 season of big programs for little storytellers at Lillian H. Smith Library with a day of stories, crafts and thinking outside the box, for artists aged 2-6....

Icon of the event Lego Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Queen/Saulter

Join our Lego Club where you can create, build and use your imagination! Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 24
Thu Oct 22
Thu Nov 26
Thu Dec 17
Icon of the event Let's Talk Science:
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Calling all kids who want to experiment with electrical circuits, conductors, insulators and electromagnets. The University of Toronto's "Let's Talk Science" group will be at the branch to help inspire your sense of discover...

Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Oct 07
Wed Nov 04
Wed Dec 02
Icon of the event HOWL-o-WEEN Party!
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Queen/Saulter

Join us for tricks & treats! Don't forget to wear your costume.

Icon of the event Board Games Bonanza
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play games such as Mastermind, Scrabble, Pictionary, Balderdash, Sudoku, Fruit Salad, chess, checkers or cards. Plus many others to choose from. Ages 7-12. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7717.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Thu Nov 19
Thu Nov 26