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Icon of the event Chess in the Library for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for Chess in the Library. You can learn the basics of chess, the rules, some strategies or just have fun playing with your friends and challenging others....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Long Branch Knitters
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Would you like to share your love of knitting? Want to learn to knit? Bring your own needles and yarn or use the ones provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Long Branch

Birding is fun, easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fi...

Icon of the event Let's Paint Together
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

If you are a beginner or experienced artist, join us in our friendly and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, all media (NO OIL please), any style....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 01
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 19
Wed May 03
Wed May 17
Icon of the event Game On--Video Gaming Nights
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Join us in the library every Tuesday nights for some classic video game multiplayer matches. For ages 8-13. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Icon of the event Gardening with LEGS
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Bringing the Outdoors In. Join local gardeners to share tips, plants, seeds and more. Co-sponsored with the Lakeshore Environmental Gardening Society. info@legsetobicoke.ca 416-37-5449.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu May 04
Thu Jun 01
Icon of the event DIY Soap Making Workshop with
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Malvern

During this interactive workshop, you will make skincare products that will feel good and smell great! The instructor will guide you through the process of making soaps, lotion, lip balm, bath bombs, and body scrub. You will ...

Icon of the event Craft for Kids: Zentangle
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your creativity and make something cool at the library! Learn about the Zentangle Method - a fun and relaxing way to create beautifully drawn images....

Icon of the event Eggs-cellent Craft
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Dawes Road

Have fun decorating and dyeing hard boiled eggs for Easter.

Icon of the event LEGO Central
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Are you up for a challenge? Try one of our LEGO building challenges and see where your creativity can take you. Every week is a new event, from making a Stop Motion movie to Building the Tallest towers, the possibilities are ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 13
Mon Mar 27
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 08