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Icon of the event Geocaching 101
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

The Toronto Public Library is now host to a series of Geocaches. Come learn what Geocaching is, how to find a geocache. There will also be the opportunity to meet and talk with experienced geocachers. For more information ...

Icon of the event WILD about Origami!
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and learn how to make origami crafts taught by the experts from the Origami Society of Toronto....

Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 03
Wed Sep 07
Wed Oct 05
Wed Nov 02
Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
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 enquire ahead of time. Limit of one large group per Wild Wednesday event. Larg...

Icon of the event Haunted Library Lock-Up
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

Icon of the event Escape It: Library Lock-Up
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Interested in learning how to play Chess? Then join us on Friday afternoons in July and August for our Summer Chess Club. Participants will be using our 3D printed chess sets and our custom outdoor chess tables. The focus wil...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event Youth Hub IN THE SUMMER
3:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Same ol' Youth Hub, but with some extra fun:...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Thu Jul 28
Fri Jul 29
Mon Aug 01
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event Youth Hub Girls' Night
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Today the ladies take over the Youth Hub! Get your nails done, watch girly movies, and the video game consoles will be dedicated to the games you want to play. Just Dance 2016, anyone?...