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Icon of the event Teen Interest/Hobby Groups
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Drop in and spend one hour in the library. We have three volunteer-run groups in one room:...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Watercolour Painting for Teens
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

In this program you will learn the basics of watercolour through a variety of fun activities and techniques. At the end of this program you will be able to bring home your own pieces of artwork....

Icon of the event Giant Collaborative Poem Book PA Day
Fri Dec 02, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

A giant book has landed in the library and needs your help filling out the pages. Come contribute drawings and poems with your friends and artist Annie Wong. For ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Chess club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Drop in to play chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. All ages and levels are welcome. Chess sets and clocks provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 03
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
Icon of the event Repair Café
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albion

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it!...

Icon of the event Toronto Seed Library
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Presentation on importance of preserving and exchanging seeds; how to save, store and propagate, garden, and balcony planting. They bring seeds for people and encourage exchange of seeds and "seed sovereignty."

Icon of the event Play, It?s for Kids and Parents too! Program with Toronto Public Health
Wed Aug 31, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Learn how to play simple group games with your children and how play promotes healthy active lifestyles! Ages 8 ? 12. Caregivers must attend with children. Register in person or call 416-394-5170.

Icon of the event PA Day BINGO
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Play along with the pictures on our storybook BINGO cards and win a prize. Everyone wins! For all ages. No registration required. Drop in to the lower level program room.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Nov 18
Fri Dec 02
Icon of the event Artists In the Library: Pop-Up Poetry
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Make your words jump off the page in this mini pop-up book workshop with artist Annie Wong. For ages 6-12...

Icon of the event After School Club:  Back to School DIY Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Go back to school with trendy Do It Yourself pencil cases, book covers, or locker supplies! All materials provided by the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 06
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27