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Icon of the event Frozen Sidewalk Chalk Party
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Beautify the street around our library using your imagination and FROZEN sidewalk chalk! Learn to make this clever drawing tool and play with some that is ready-made. This program is intended for both preschoolers & school-...

Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Wrap Party with Hanging Summer Spiral craft
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Get your Summer Reading Club certificate, and other surprizes....

Icon of the event Supreme Builder's Challenge
Wed Jul 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

In this program, children will be grouped and challenged to build the largest free-standing structure using unusual materials. Small prizes given to winning groups....

Icon of the event Board Game Bonanza
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for board games suitable for children of all ages. Games include but not limited to: Candy Land, Snakes & Ladders, Checkers, Connect 4, Scrabble, Catan and much more! This program is suitable for children over 4 yea...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 27
Mon Aug 03
Mon Aug 10
Icon of the event  Origami workshop
Mon Jul 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Make two origami animals with our expert instructor in traditional Japanese paper folding....

Icon of the event Let's Play Together
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Books are fun and the best jumping off point for summertime play. Join us at the library for stories, silliness, craftiness, movement, games and of course: PLAY! This program is intended for ages 4 & up....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 07
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Tue Jul 28
Tue Aug 04
Icon of the event Lego Builder's Challenge
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Build objects out of Lego© as quickly as you can. When the bell sounds ? time is up! Drop the Lego and show us what you got. Suitable for children 6-12 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Mon Jul 13
Mon Jul 20
Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 04
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 18
Sat Jul 25
Sat Aug 01
Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Begins
Ongoing event running from Mon Jun 29, 2015 - Sat Aug 29, 2015
Danforth/Coxwell

Children of all ages are welcome to register for the Summer Reading Club between Monday June 29th to Saturday August 29th. Pick up some cool materials and talk about the books you read with staff while collecting stickers! ...

Icon of the event Father's Day You're the Best LED Card
Sat Jun 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Light up dad's face with a do-it-yourself LED Father's Day greetings card. Learn how to build a small circuit to power a small LED light. Then create and decorate something special for dad. All materials and instructions w...