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Icon of the event Monarch Butterfly Information
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Come and learn how to raise and care for Monarch Butterflies. Presentation by Kellie Scott.

Icon of the event Help Bring Butterflies to the Cedarbrae Branch
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and the David Suzuki Foundation for an afternoon of gardening fun! Help plant milkweed and native bee and butterfly-friendly flowers in the library's garden, and make wildflower "seed bombs" that can be scattered thro...

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Interested in writing, art, technology, games and making cool things? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club with tons of fun activities. Bring your friends or make...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Icon of the event Wild About Animals: Group Collage Workshop
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Using colourful fabric and materials, you'll help in creating a giant group collage featuring animals and nature scenes to display in the branch for the rest of the summer! Ages 6 & up....

Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

A great place to share your interest whether you're a beginner or a pro, bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters and crocheters.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event The Joker's Wild: Learn Card Tricks
Tue Aug 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Enter the beguiling world of illusion and slight-of-hand as you perfect your craft as a master of the cards. Learn four tricks to amaze and bewilder your family and friends. Bring your own deck or use one of ours. Ages 7 & up...

Icon of the event Craft Club
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Get in touch with your creative side! Make something to take home using paper, scissors, colours and your imagination! All ages welcome. Parents must be present for children 6 years and younger. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:30 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 21
Tue Sep 13
Icon of the event Storybook BINGO
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Get ready to see all your favourite children's book characters in this year's Storybook BINGO! Get ready for great prizes and tons of fun! Ages 5 & up....