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Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 27
Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 23
Icon of the event Art for Tots
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Children will explore art materials and techniques, including clay, paint, pastel and collage. Ages 2-4. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 27
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Origami meet-up for kids the first Saturday of each month....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 02
Sat Jan 06
Sat Feb 03
Sat Mar 03
Icon of the event Holiday Canvas
Sat Nov 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Bring your creativity and we will supply the materials to create holiday-themed paintings. For children 6-12 years old. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Registration begins Oct. 25th.

Icon of the event Family Colouring
Thu Dec 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Do you want to enjoy a relaxing activity with your children? Join us for one of the year's hottest trends: colouring! Drop in. No registration required.

Icon of the event The Odin String Quartet
Fri Dec 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Join us for an interactive performance of various genres and musical styles with members of The Odin String Quartet, including some holiday pieces. No registration required.

Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for all
Fri Dec 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring your phone and tablet and get the free Stop Mo Studio app. Learn simple visual storytelling, and how to animate objects to create a stop motion animation movie. All ages. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Winter BINGO!
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will enjoy a fun game of Library Winter BINGO and possibly win a prize! Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Registration begins Nov. 16th. Space is limited.

Icon of the event P.A. Day LEGO
Fri Dec 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day at the library! Children 6-9 years old will create with LEGO!...

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.