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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Icon of the event Wild Wednesday: Crafternoon
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a wild afternoon getting artsy and crafty. Make it and take it home! For ages 6 and up. Drop-in, no registration required. Large groups must inquire ahead of time. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395...

Icon of the event DIY: Custom Candle Creation
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Light up your life with your own crazy creation! Put old crayons and creativity together to make a special gift for someone you care about or for you to enjoy. Please bring a small glass jar or one 2 to 3 ounce glass to the p...

Icon of the event Fun with Colours
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

An excellent introductory program to introduce children to variety of colours. Children will learn the primary and secondary colours. Co-sponsored with the Malvern Family Resource Centre. Drop-in program. For ages 2-6.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Mon Aug 22
Icon of the event Creative Foundations: Youth Art Workshop
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Back by popular demand! Fairview Library in partnership with North York Arts are bringing back Dreamation founder Lynda Watson for another Creative Foundations workshop series! This program seeks to engage youth development a...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Icon of the event Adult Colouring: Try it Out!
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Spadina Road

Join us for an enjoyable and relaxing colouring program for adults and find out for yourself why the top selling books on Amazon last year were colouring books! Whether for relaxation, play, a social hour, expressing your cre...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 12
Icon of the event Ask an Expert: 15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Toronto Master Gardener Josee Couture will share fun and practical ideas to expand your garden space:...

Icon of the event DIY: SCRAP That!
Mon Jul 18, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Totally Teen Scrapbooking 101! Have you always wanted to make a visual journal of your favorite and most memorable pictures and memorabilia? This is your chance to preserve those memories and put them all together in your ver...

Icon of the event Magic Tricks Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Haven't received your Hogwarts letter yet? Here's the next best thing! Learn amazing magic tricks to confound your family and friends! For ages 6 to 12. Registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club JUNIOR
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Go WILD for this year's TD Summer Reading Club! Join us for an afternoon of fun crafts, activities and games. For ages 6-8. Drop-in program. Daycares and large groups please call


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 09