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Icon of the event Maker Monday: Bookish Beaver
Mon Jul 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to turn an old children's book into a little beaver friend! A great place to display cards of photos. Make one for yourself, or as a gift!...

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Q-Tip Paint Sculpture
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

With just Q-tips, paint, and cardboard, celebrate Canada's 150 birthday by making a keepsake ornament or anything else your creative mind might unleash!...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Book Bouquet
Mon Jul 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to make rolled paper roses from old books and magazines....

Icon of the event Facebook For Adults
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Stay connected with family and friends. Learn to create a Facebook account, set up your profile, view and share pictures. Register in person at the branch or call 416-396-8850 to register.

Icon of the event Project Sock Monkey
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us and make a sock monkey to donate to a child in need! Never sewn or made a sock monkey before? That's okay! Our Youth Advisory Group will be helping out, as well as making sock monkeys of their own!...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Silhouette Art
Mon Jul 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Use old books and black paper to make silhouette art of classic book characters, Canadian icons, or anything you'd like!...

Icon of the event DIY: Tie Dye Fashion
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join us and make your very own tie dye shirts because our shirts are ?tie-die for?! Bring your own blank shirt - we?ll provide the rest....

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Grow a Grass Head 101
Fri Jul 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Why buy a Chia pet when you can make your own? Using stockings, soil and grass seeds, create a Mounted Police and watch as grass grows out from the head....

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

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 06
Sat May 13
Sat May 20
Sat May 27
Icon of the event International Geocaching Day event
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us as we celebrate International Geocaching Day 2017. This is an opportunity to share your geocaching adventures, nightmares and meet other geocachers....