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Icon of the event Friday Crafternoon with Anime
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

April 1: Secret Book Box: Make a secret compartment in an old book!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 10
Icon of the event  Chess in the Library
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomeInterested in learning how to play chess? Registration required. To register or for mor...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Anyone Can Make a Quilt
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Want to create a quilt of your own? Need help getting started? Join quilting artist Joanne Lynes who will show us the basics of hand quilting by demonstrating how to build a quilt sandwich from three layers of fabric. She ...

Icon of the event Tuesday Knit Night!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Icon of the event Adult Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Chess players of all levels are welcome. Registration required. To register or for more information ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Keep Calm and Colour On
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Did you know colouring relieves tension, improves focus, and strengthens motor skills in addition to unleashing your creative side? Join us to colour your stress away in this fun, accessible activity. Colouring sheets and art...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 18
Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Enjoy classics, new releases, and movies of the season.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 17
Fri Jul 15
Fri Aug 19
Fri Sep 16
Icon of the event Bone Bracelets
Wed Jun 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Kim Wheatley, Grandmother and Anishinaabe Ojibway band member of Shawanaga First Nation Reserve, will teach you the craft of traditional bone bracelets. All supplies will be provided....

Icon of the event Intermediate Jewellery Workshop for Seniors
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn intermediate skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provi...

Icon of the event Cold Porcelain Tutorial for Seniors
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

An easy way to take up sculpture, Cold Porcelain makes beautiful objects in fine detail with no kiln required. Come with an idea in mind and make it three dimensional. Space is limited so please register by calling 416-393-...