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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, most media (NO OIL please), any style...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 18
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 20
Mon Dec 04
Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 14
Sat Oct 21
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 18
Icon of the event Beginner Watercolour Painting
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Join us and learn how to paint with watercolours from talented artist Edie Bergl. Create your own artwork to take home. No experience necessary. Registration required.

Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters in the community, please drop in. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Several community volunt...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 23
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 14
Sat Oct 21
Sat Oct 28
Icon of the event LEGO Fun
Fri Oct 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Calling all LEGO fans! Use your imagination and creativity to construct awesome LEGO structures. This drop-in program is for ages 6-12 years. There will be a selection of books available to borrow. Parents can participate in ...

Icon of the event Saturday Crafternoon (September)
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a creative afternoon getting artsy and crafty! Make something new and take it home, display it or give it as a gift. For ages 6-12. Registration begins Friday, September 1, 2017. To register, call the branch at 416-395-...

Icon of the event Crochet & Knitting Club
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Learn to crochet/knit or just come and share your ideas and patterns. Every Tuesdays. Everyone welcome!


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Transform everyday items or recycled materials into creative crafts and cool toys! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Monday, November 20, 2017. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second floor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event Science Challenge Club (FULL)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

The library is your laboratory! Can you build a chair out of newspapers? Can you drop an egg off a balcony and keep it from breaking? Take the challenge and join us for cool hands-on experiments! For ages 9 to 12. Registratio...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Do You Want To Be a Spy?
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

Join us afterschool to practice important spy skills such as fingerprinting, code breaking, invisible writing , observation, deduction and stealth. Ages 6-12. Registration Required....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 27